Swedish warehousing major Ikea is not fazed by the many orders for LNG-powered vessels placed by both shipping companies and tonnage owners in recent months.
Liquefied natural gas is not the way to go for the shipping industry if it plans to achieve its announced CO2 reduction targets, says Global Sustainability Manager Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld at Ikea Transport & Logistics Services in a comment to ShippingWatch.
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As a starting point, furniture giant Ikea won't accept that green solutions become more expensive than polluting solutions, says Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld, Global Sustainability Manager for Supply Chain Operations, to ShippingWatch. Ikea is part of an alliance of global companies that calls for green shipping by 2040.