Total joins zero carbon shipping initiative

The energy major has signed up as a strategic partner to the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.

Based in Copenhagen, the Research and Development centre is a private initiative, launched with the support of the A.P. Møller Foundation, to promote and contribute to the decarbonisation of the maritime industry.

As a member of the Advisory Board, Total says it will aim at providing strategic and technical guidance for the development of the Centre’s activities. 

‘This partnership with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre is completely aligned to our R&D marine fuels program aiming at net zero carbon emissions. By gathering shareholders across the full chain, this center will accelerate the development of sustainable solutions for shipping,’ said Marie-Noëlle Semeria, Total’s Chief Technology Officer.

‘Total will actively contribute to projects through secondments of technical experts and knowledge sharing. We truly look forward to this new collaboration.’

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