Tag: Maersk

Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050
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Maersk aims for carbon neutrality by 2050

Maersk has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050 but says an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required to meet this goal. Søren Toft, chief operating officer, A.P. Moller – Maersk said: “The only possible way to achieve the so-much-needed decarbonisation in our industry is by fully transforming to new carbon...

Sulphur surcharges deemed unjustified and unfair by BIFA
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Sulphur surcharges deemed unjustified and unfair by BIFA

The recent sulphur surcharge, in response to rising fuel costs, has been deemed ‘unjustified’ and as ‘blatant profiteering’ by the British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies. AP Moller Maersk was the most recent company to announce last week that it was introducing a new bunker adjustment...

Maersk selects Wärtsilä’s automated propulsion control system
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Maersk selects Wärtsilä’s automated propulsion control system

Maersk has selected Wärtsilä’s propulsion control system and advanced alarm and control system for installation to six of the company’s newbuildings. The Nacos PCS/MCS Platinum is a fully integrated automation package designed to optimise main engine propulsion efficiency, deliver fuel savings and lower operational costs. The energy saving features include power management, and logic for...

Maersk introduces new fuel adjustment surcharge
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Maersk introduces new fuel adjustment surcharge

Maersk is to alter its fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap to help its customers recover the increases in fuel related costs. The availability and cost of complaint fuel in 2020 is still uncertain. According to industry estimates, more than 90 per cent of the global vessel fleet will be relying on...

Maersk and Vopak to launch low sulphur bunkering facility in Rotterdam
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Maersk and Vopak to launch low sulphur bunkering facility in Rotterdam

A.P. Moller-Maersk and tank storage operator, Royal Vopak are to develop a new bunkering facility in Rotterdam, providing 0.5 per cent sulphur fuel to help the industry meet the 2020 global sulphur cap. The new facility will enable Maersk and other interested third parties to supply vessels trading with and inside Europe with compliant fuel....