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Nike and Ocean Conservancy team up to protect the Arctic #LoveNike #BoycottDPWorld

PortandTerminal.com, October 25, 2019 “The dangers of trans-Arctic shipping routes outweigh all perceived benefits and we cannot ignore the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping on our ocean,” Nike BEAVERTON, OR – Nike and Ocean Conservancy are encouraging businesses to avoid shipping routes via the Arctic Ocean, with the launch of an ‘Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge.’ The sportswear …

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MSC joins other major lines and says “NO” to Northern Sea Route

PortandTerminal.com, October 17, 2019 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has become the latest industry major to announce it would not use the Arctic as a new shortcut between northern Europe and Asia GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – MSC has announced that it will not use the Northern Sea Route to ship containers between North Europe and Asia. With this move, MSC joins German …

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Hapag-Lloyd ships will not use Arctic Sea Routes

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting. “Hapag-Lloyd does not use the Northwest Passage or the Northeast Passage as shipping routes right now, nor are there any plans to do so in the future,” Jörg Erdmann, Senior Director Sustainability at …

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CMA CGM says no to Arctic shipping. “We want to be a model for sustainable global prosperity”

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2019 While many of its peers including Maersk, Cosco and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) have made Arctic trips, France’s CMA CGM has ruled out moving cargoes through the area. MARSEILLE, FRANCE – CMA CGM Group said Friday it won’t use the Northern Sea Route connecting Asia to Europe through the Arctic in order to protect the fragile …

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