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Cargill partners with NGOs to promote sustainability in shipping

Cargill will cooperate with four NGOs to promote sustainability initiatives and enhance accountability across the ocean shipping industry. Through these collaborations, the company is aiming to spearhead industry-wide progress toward safer and more efficient international shipping.

10 market trends towards UN Sustainable Development Goals

DNV GL, the United Nations Global Compact and Sustainia released the Global Opportunity Report, addressing some of the most important sustainable business opportunities. The report highlights innovative private sector solutions that will help us reach the UN Global Goals in 12 short years.

First business action platform for oceans announced

UN Global Compact, the Norwegian Government and partner companies announced the launch of the Business Action Platform for Oceans, that enables companies for the first time to take a leading role in addressing ocean sustainability. The platform will be formally based in the UN Global Compact, the private sector initiative of the UN.

Royal Caribbean plans to eliminate plastic

The cruise line revealed plans to eliminate single-use plastics from its fleet operations on its three lines, The aim is to investigate ways to reduce the amount of plastics used in the daily operations of their combined 38 ships and ultimately terminate all single-use plastic.

GoodFuels to supply biofuel bunkers to Rotterdam

Biofuels from GoodFuels Marine are now available at the port of Rotterdam, and will be available along inland shipping routes in the Netherlands through the Reinplus Fiwado Bunker bunker network as well, which supplies fuel to inland vessels throughout North West Europe. These fuels aim to save up to 90% CO2 and 100% sulphur compared to fossil fuels.

Maersk supports non-compliant marine fuel ban

Danish container ship and logistics giant Maersk Line has hailed the joint call of shipping industry players and environmental groups, earlier this week, for a ban on HFO carriage, according to the company’s COO, Søren Toft.

Wind turbines to be installed in Port of Zeebrugge

The installation of the 11 wind turbines will be done in cooperation with the Port of Zeebrugge and Engie Electrabel, a local electricity and gas supplier, and the turbines are expected to start operations in 2019.

Rotterdam unveils inland sustainability programme

The Port of Rotterdam Authority unveiled a new incentive scheme for ‘Clean inland shipping and sustainable logistics in Rotterdam’. This scheme provides contributions to new projects that result in reductions in fuel consumption, GHG and air emissions by inland shipping.

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