"This statement is very disappointing," says systems supplier Pureteq after Maersk's clear-cut criticism of scrubbers. Major Finnish supplier Wärtsilä defends scrubbers as a solution to the global sulfur directive.
Nuclear developer Seaborg recruits Maersk Drilling's strategy chief Dominic Charnock, who served at Maersk since 2017, most recently as vice president. The new employer has the potential to help mitigate climate change and provide "energy fairness", says the newly appointed CFO.
The USTC group's logistics company, now called SDK Freja after a major acquisition last year, reports significant progress in the latest financial report. The company is now aiming for "a number of specific acquisition opportunities," says CEO.
From 2005 to 2019, the effective tax rate was only 7 percent in the shipping industry. Alphaliner expects that maritime organizations will work to ensure that tonnage tax systems are not affected by the consequences of the G7 countries' new proposal for a global corporation tax of 15 percent.
E1 Marine, owned by tanker company Ardmore, among others, will promote hydrogen as a fuel for shipping with a technology expected in the market within a year, says managing director to ShippingWatch. Other players have already written off the alternative fuel.