AP Moller-Maersk has teamed up with DP World to provide Maersk vessels with priority berthing at Jebel Ali. This arrangement will help to reduce congestion and delays at the port and is a welcome development for those who work in transportation logistics. Here's what you need to know about this new partnership.
Maersk West & Central Asia Head of Ocean Customer Logistics, Mads Skov-Hansen, spoke about the successful collaboration with Jebel Ali Port to improve operational efficiencies and reduce emissions.
DP World and Maersk have come together to provide visibility tools for customers allowing them access to real-time data about their shipments. Maersk Accelerate and Flex Hub, two initiatives aimed at tracking cargoes effectively and cargo storage solutions, respectively, will be deployed at Jebel Ali. Additionally, Intra Terminal Vehicles (ITVs) will be converted from diesel into electric, leading to an 80% reduction in the carbon footprint of these vehicles alone. This partnership will revolutionize efficiency within the shipping industry while also contributing substantially to reducing the harm done to the environment due to its operations!
DP World UAE is on a mission to significantly reduce CO2 emissions with the help of Maersk, one of its reliable partners. Shahab Al Jassmi, Vice President – of Ports & Terminals at DP World, said that this collaboration will enable them to reach their goal of cutting nearly 700,000 tonnes by 2025. Although an ambitious target, it will be a joint effort with mutual support in pursuing sustainable practices for both organizations.
Maersk and DP World have joined a strategic alliance to support decarbonization efforts within the maritime industry. With ambitions for net-zero emissions by 2040, this groundbreaking partnership is supported by Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping - an independent not-for-profit championing zero carbon shipping initiatives through 2050.
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