MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with DP World to target common progress in the field of decarbonisation. The cooperation is scheduled to run for five years with an option to extend thereafter.
utual areas of interest for the two companies include green-fuels infrastructure, future-proof conversions, including LNG, methanol, ammonia, etc., hybrid drives, electric engines R&D and training, and investigation of their respective, global footprints to further reduce the environmental impact of shipping traffic in terms of fuel consumption and emissions.
Commenting on the agreement,
Wayne Jones OBE, Chief Sales Officer, MAN Energy Solutions, stated:
In the transition towards a carbon-neutral future, we aim to achieve sustainable value-creation by addressing the challenges inherent to the marine, energy and industrial sectors. Ultimately, we intend to develop pioneering solutions to the issues posed by decarbonisation and will work with selected partners to achieve this
Furthermore, Captain Rado Antolovic,PhD, CEO, Drydocks World, added that in order to achieve net zero emissions, the industry must recognize the importance of taking urgent and immediate steps to decarbonize shipping.