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  • 2021 October 13 16:57

    Swire Group joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as strategic partner

    John Swire & Sons Limited, the parent company of the Swire Group, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for  Zero Carbon Shipping today signed a partnership agreement, committing to a long-term strategic  collaboration around the development of safe and sustainable decarbonisation solutions for the maritime  industry, according to the company's release.

    As a strategic partner, John Swire & Sons will be closely involved with the Center team and provide support  in realising the Center’s transition strategy. Working together, they will explore opportunities to fund  and research practical solutions to accelerate decarbonisation in the shipping industry. 

    John Swire & Sons will also join the Center Advisory Board guiding and contributing to the future development  of the Center activities. As a multidisciplinary group Swire brings expertise across a diverse range of sectors  and geographies, as well as valuable insights into regulatory and financing services. 

    About John Swire & Sons Limited and Swire Group 

    The Swire Group is a multinational, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operations  in the Asia Pacific region, centred on the Greater China area. Hong Kong is home to publicly quoted Swire  Pacific, whose core businesses are grouped under five operating divisions: property, aviation, beverages,  marine services, and trading & industrial. John Swire & Sons Limited, headquartered in the UK, is the parent  company of the Group. In addition to its controlling shareholding in Swire Pacific, John Swire & Sons Limited  operates a range of wholly-owned businesses, including deep-sea shipping, cold storage, offshore and road  transport logistics services, waste to energy, mining services, and beverage ingredients with its main areas of  operation in Australia, Papua New Guinea, East Africa, Sri Lanka, the USA and the UK. 

    About the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping 

    The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping is a not-for-profit, independent research- and  development center working with industry players across the energy- and shipping sectors to develop  solutions and viable decarbonisation pathways for shipping globally. With Partners, the Center facilitates the  development and implementation of new energy technologies; builds confidence in new concepts and their  supply chains; and accelerates the transition by defining and maturing viable strategic ways to drive the  required systemic and regulatory change. The Center is Copenhagen-based and has a partner base of global  companies across the maritime eco system.  The Center was founded in 2020, made possible by a start-up donation of DKK 400m by the A.P. Møller  Foundation. Strategic Partners to the Center include: Alfa Laval, American Bureau of Shipping, A.P. Moller -  Maersk, bp, Cargill, Haldor Topsoe, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsui, NORDEN, NYK  Line, Seaspan Corporation, Siemens Energy, Stolt Tankers, Sumitomo Corporation and TotalEnergies. 




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