CMA CGM Group has announced that it is heading toward carbon neutrality by 2050, with an additional goal to include 10% alternative fuels in its energy supplies by 2023.
This is a new step for the group, which is on track to reduce by 40% its CO2 emissions per tonne transported per km by 2030, a target set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Speaking at the UN Global Compact online conference, group CEO and chairman, Rodolphe Saadé, commented: In 2019, we reduced our total CO2 emissions by 6%. These significant reductions were made possible thanks to our mobilization, the technological innovations implemented and an improved management of vessels operations”.
The year 2020 will also see the launching of the new 23,000 TEUs LNG-powered vessels, confirming CMA CGM’s ambition for the energy transition of the shipping industry: