John Swire & Sons Limited, the parent company of Swire Group, has become a strategic partner of the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.
As a strategic partner, John Swire & Sons will work with the Center to explore opportunities to fund and research practical solutions to accelerate decarbonisation in the shipping industry.
The company will also join the Center Advisory Board guiding and contributing to the future development of the Center’s activities.
‘We welcome Swire to the Center with open arms and have great expectations of what we will achieve together,’ said the Center’s CEO, Bo Cerup-Simonsen. ‘As a diversified company Swire brings experience and knowhow from a wide range of segments and can help us bridge learnings across disciplines and sectors which is essential when you are changing an entire business system.’
Sam Swire, Director of John Swire & Sons Limited, added: ‘We are committed to a sustainable shipping industry and this partnership allows us to work together with like-minded organisations to help the industry achieve that goal. Together with our partners at the Center, we will collectively address decarbonisation issues, develop new technologies and exchange views on sustainability best practices at an industry level.’