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Fecha: 4 de Octubre

Lloyd's Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub has welcomed PSA Corporation Ltd (PSA) to 'The Silk Alliance', project that aims to develop a Green Corridor Cluster starting with container trade within Asia.

PSA is also a signatory to the Global Maritime Forum Getting to Zero Coalition Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization.

Under the new partnership, the company will work to enable international shipping to achieve 5 percent carbon-free fuel adoption by 2030.

“Ports are nexus points in the maritime supply chain, providing the critical interface between importers, exporters, shipowners, logistics and transportation providers, customs and other government authorities, and intermediaries such as freight forwarders,” said Charles Haskell, Manager of the Lloyd's Register Decarbonization Program.

“Ports are therefore in a unique position to become catalysts for decarbonisation in a multitude of sectors, ranging from maritime, energy, logistics and transport.

“We are honored to have PSA, a world leader in the ports and terminals business, as a key member of 'The Silk Alliance' to help us assess opportunities to reduce emissions throughout the maritime supply chain and develop a plan. implementation of green corridors. to help maritime players of all sizes transition to zero-carbon fuels and vessels.”

“PSA is pleased to be a member of the Silk Alliance, joining other global maritime industry partners to pave the way for further maritime decarbonization,” added Ong Kim Pong, Regional Executive Director Southeast Asia, PSA International.

“As a trusted hub port and partner to global supply chain stakeholders, PSA remains steadfast in its commitment to the global movement of green and sustainable goods, including accelerating our digital solutions to improve efficiency and resilience. of the supply chain and the port.

"We will continue to work with our customers and partners to scale towards a greener maritime industry."

Current members of 'The Silk Alliance' include MSC Shipmanagement Ltd., Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (PIL), Wan Hai Lines, X-Press Feeders, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) , Singfar International, Wärtsilä, Wilhelmsen Ship Management and the Asian Development Bank and ING.

Lloyd's Register said that over the coming months, the association will work to provide learning from focused studies and workshops to develop the strategy needed to transition shipping fleets within Asia to carbon-free fuels.

Tuas Port has a draft of 23 meters on the side, with a total length of berth of 26 kilometers.

Source: Port Technology