MPC Container Ships ASA and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping have signed a project support agreement making MPC Container Ships ASA an official supporter to the Center.
MPC Container Ships ASA will contribute to the Center work with market analysis capabilities building industry insight and strategic industry and policy recommendations focusing on the decarbonization of the maritime sector.
MPC Container Ships ASA and its partner companies from the MPC Group are committed to provide further support to the Center hereby using its broad network and expertise in commercial and technical management, renewable energy as well as synthetic fuels to foster the necessary transition of the maritime industry.
By joining the Center MPC Container Ships ASA underlines its commitment and support to the Center’s mission and vision. The group will provide concrete support by seconding an employee to the Center in Copenhagen.
“We are convinced that the transition of the maritime industry requires a broad cooperation amongst all market participants, from suppliers to legislators, providers of infrastructure to financiers, cargo owners to operators and owners. The immense complexity cannot be dealt with by single market participants alone. Big hurdles like split incentives and missing standardization need to be overcome. We are excited to support the Center and to gain access to research and information that can help us to stay on top of the latest developments on the various decarbonization pathways.”, says Constantin Baack, CEO of MPC Container Ships ASA.
About MPC Container Ships ASA:
MPC Container Ships ASA (ticker code "MPCC") is a leading container tonnage provider with a focus on the feeder segment below 5,000 TEU. Its main activity is to own and operate a portfolio of container ships serving intra-regional trade lanes on fixed-rate charters. The Company is registered and has its business office in Oslo, Norway. For more information, please see our website: www.mpc-container.com.