Greecarrier Freight Services and CMA-CGM Scandinavia reduce joint CO2 emissions by 30 percent

Emissions, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution — By on September 16, 2015 at 8:10 AM


The logistics company Greencarrier Freight Service and the shipping company CMA-CGM Scandinavia have initiated a long-term collaboration project to cut their joint CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2020.This will be achieved by developing new and sustainable logistics solutions that will also be made available on the market. One example is a joint solution involving sea transport to Gothenburg and further transport to Torsvik, where trucks have now been replaced by rail transport. This change has resulted in a 70% reduction in CO2 emissions.

On an annual basis, at least two new sustainable logistics solutions will be developed in order to replace traditional solutions and reduce their environmental impact. Additionally, mutual development involving environmental issues will take place via joint skill sharing.

“Greencarrier and CMA-CGM Scandinavia have been working with sustainability questions for many years, and it was thus simple and natural for us to begin collaborating. We also have well-defined long-term climate objectives and this makes it easier to develop good solutions that can be offered directly to the market. Working with skill sharing will also enable both organisations to develop still further, says Peter Nevhagen, CEO of Greencarrier Freight Services International.

Sustainable tools

CMA-CGM Scandinavia will utilise parts of the Greencarriers Green Evaluation (GGE) and Greenoffice concepts.

Greencarriers Green Evaluation is a tool used to classify partners in sustainability and increase collaboration with the most sustainable partners.

Greenoffice is a tool used to increase sustainability at the office level.

Founded in Marseille in 1978 by Jacques Saadé, the CMA CGM Group is a leading worldwide shipping group. The Group is present in more than 160 countries through its network of over 655 agencies, with more than 20, 000 employees worldwide (4, 500 in France). Its global presence and powerful ships enable the CMA CGM Group to transport a volume of 12.1 million TEUs (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) each year.

Greencarrier Freight Services offers flexible transport and logistics solutions by road, air and ocean including Oil & Gas Projects and Terminal & Port Logistics. Our independent position enables us to select the best options for our customers in all situations.

Greencarrier is one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned companies specialising in global transport solutions. Today we are a team of 800 employees in 14 countries with offices in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, L

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