Environmental policy will see a clear shift from land to sea, as shipping is (and will remain) the most efficient way to transport vast amounts of goods long-distance, according to the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association chief executive Sturla Henriksen. Demand for shipping services will double in the next couple of decades, which … Read more »
Heineken works with different industries to improve the environmental performance of marine container transport through BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group. The group helps ocean freight carriers track and benchmark their performance. Heineken USA has reduced its carbon emissions associated with distribution by 3.7 percent since 2011.
Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture are collaborating to design a “connected smart ship” that will enable ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve operational savings. Using a network of sensors that will be built into new vessels, ship owners will be able to capture a range of … Read more »
AkzoNobel’s carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings. The first of its kind within the shipping industry, the carbon credits methodology is based on ship owners converting existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling system to a … Read more »
AB InBev, AkzoNobel, DSM, FrieslandCampina and Huntsman say they plan to develop a common approach to sustainability in their procurement of ocean freight and selection of carriers. As well as sharing best practices, all the partners will take an active role in the sustainability dialogue between shippers and carriers. They … Read more »