"We are pleased with the improved financial performance in light of the continued weak growth in most northern European markets and generally strong price competition," says CEO Niels Smedegaard.
BY OLE ANDERSEN
DFDS achieved an operating result (EBITDA) of USD 96.2 million in the 3rd quarter 2013, a five percent improvement compared to the same period 2012, according to the carrier's interim report, published Wednesday.
Seeking independence from Russian gas, the EU will increase availability of sustainable hydrogen with up to 20 million tonnes before 2030, according to drafts seen by ShippingWatch. The EU Commission wants investments in three specific import corridors.
Ane Uggla, chair of the A.P. Moller Foundation, which is behind the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, calls for political action regarding CO2 emissions a few weeks before the next meeting in the IMO’s climate committee, MEPC.
ENVI, the European Parliament’s environmental committee, has approved a proposed compromise on CO2 quotas for shipping. The proposal is to be used in legislative negotations with EU nations in the Council of Ministers.