Maersk leaves central part of green transformation to market forces

Maersk charters more than 400 ships and targets climate neutrality by 2040, although it is currently not possible to charter a green ship. The carrier aims for the market to solve the problem, says Maersk's head of decarbonization to ShippingWatch.

Currently, Maersk resides over 735 ships. Of these, 405 are chartered, meaning the charter area needs extra attention when it comes to the carrier's new climate targets for 2040. | Photo: Marcos Morenos/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Maersk wants its entire business to be climate neutral by 2040, including its fleet of 735 ships, however, the main part of the fleet is chartered ships, and currently, there is no charter market for "green" ships.

Therefore, Head of Decarbonization Morten Bo Christiansen states that Maersk bases the green transformation of its fleet on the expectation that a market for sustainable chartered ships will emerge within the upcoming years.

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