DNV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based ship owner and operator Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL) with a focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) matters.
he MoU builds on an earlier agreement signed back in 2020. Under the MoU, DNV will be collaborating with PCL on sustainable, future-proof vessel designs and decarbonization strategies to accelerate the development of alternative fuels with net-zero in mind. In addition, DNV and PCL will continue earlier efforts to enhance PCL’s ESG roadmap as well as fleet management and optimization measures.
We welcome the recent revision to GHG emission reduction targets by IMO at the MEPC80. I am pleased to continue the collaboration with our valued partner – DNV – in areas of new ship designs and alternative fuels, which are key in our endeavour to net-zero
… said Hor Weng Yew, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of PCL.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are increasingly playing a key part in maritime stakeholders‘ investment choices, and a growing number of maritime enterprises are implementing their own ESG reporting systems.
The renewed MoU between DNV and PLC highlights our strong partnership in pursuit of improved operational efficiency and reduced GHG emissions. We’re excited to continue leveraging our broad expertise to support PLC’s transition.
… added Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime
Furthermore, as Chara Georgopoulou, Senior research engineer II, Head of R&D and Advisory Unit, DNV had exclusively said to SAFETY4SEA, there’s one key area that could make all the difference in regard to ESG: digitalization. By integrating digital solutions for decarbonization and ESG reporting, we can unlock a range of benefits that can help elevate sustainability performance to new heights. Digital transformation can help us better monitor and analyze our impact on environmental sustainability and human well-being.
We are pleased to be growing our partnership with PCL through this MoU today, which signifies their confidence and trust in our technical capabilities. As experts in the field, DNV has the know-how and experience to support PCL in mitigating risks and achieving its emission goals in a safe, quality manner.
… concluded Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, Regional Manager South East Asia, Pacific & India, Maritime, DNV