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Scan Global Logistics and Hapag-Lloyd enter into major biofuel agreement in a new Green Collaboration

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COPENHAGEN : Scan Global Logistics (SGL), a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, and Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest container shipping lines, proudly announce a significant partnership with a multimillion-dollar ocean biofuel initiative. This landmark collaboration underscores a big step forward in both companies’ shared sustainability ambitions.

With sustainability being a key aspect of both companies’ strategies, SGL and Hapag-Lloyd have embarked on a forward-looking initiative to integrate biofuels into their shipping operations. By utilizing biofuel derived from renewable sources, both partners aim to support customers in substantially reducing carbon emissions and contribute to the global effort to combat climate change.

“This partnership not only allows us to reduce emissions but also reinforces our commitment to delivering sustainable logistics solutions that benefit our customers and society as a whole,” says Mads Drejer, Global COO & CCO at Scan Global Logistics.

Driving Positive Change

The adoption of biofuels in maritime shipping marks a significant step in the industry’s journey toward achieving carbon-neutrality. Through investments in sustainable practices, SGL and Hapag-Lloyd are taking a big step for the logistics industry toward a more sustainable future.

“We are delighted to have SGL as our valued partner supporting our Ship Green initiative,” says Tom De Wilde, Senior Director Global Sales at Hapag-Lloyd. “Together, we are demonstrating our shared dedication to decarbonization and driving positive change in the shipping industry – in line with Hapag-Lloyd’s commitment to operate a net-zero fleet by 2045.”

Inspiring Sustainable Partnerships

Through this collaborative effort, SGL and Hapag-Lloyd aim to establish a long-term partnership for the further upscaling of sustainable transport solutions. This collaboration shows that it is possible to contribute to the joint efforts of decarbonizing the maritime industry and the logistic sector by using currently available biofuel solutions.

About Scan Global Logistics

Scan Global Logistics has a defined purpose of uncomplicating the world of logistics every day. As a full-service logistics provider, the company has a global track record to prove it. SGL offers end-to-end logistics solutions with a broad range of services across air, ocean, rail, road, warehousing, or any combination thereof.

Deeply rooted in the company’s DNA is a ‘can-do-attitude’ to see every challenge as an opportunity to do more, better, and learn. With a global network spanning six continents and over 3600 employees across +180 offices, the company works closely together to offer worldwide customized solutions. While doing so, SGL insists on creating a meaningful workplace rooted in the company’s guiding virtues of Respect, Integrity, Entrepreneurship, and Fun.

About Hapag-Lloyd

With a fleet of 266 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 2.0 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. In the Liner Shipping segment, the Company has around 13,500 employees and 403 offices in 140 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of 2.9 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 113 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. In the Terminal & Infrastructure segment, Hapag-Lloyd has equity stakes in 20 terminals in Europe, Latin America, the United States, India and North Africa. Around 2,900 employees are assigned to the Terminal & Infrastructure segment and provide complementary logistics services at selected locations in addition to the terminal activities.

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