Container shipping is a business of steel and oil: Steel to build ships and containers, and oil to fuel the ships. Clearly, the use of wood in shipping was dropped when we abandoned wooden ships, or was it?
As a sustainability practitioner I have often come across the perception that addressing environmental or social challenges is a nice-to-have and something that often will come as a cost to the company. But is this really the case?
This year Maersk Line renewed its commitment to the Hong Kong Fair Winds Charter, extending a voluntary pact to use bunker fuel with a sulphur content of less than 0.5% while in Hong Kong waters, significantly lower that the official limit of 3.5%.
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