Maersk Signs Up H&M for Carbon-Neutral Biofuel Trial

Danish shipping giant Maersk says fashion group H&M has become the first company to sign up to trial a new carbon-neutral offering that utilizes the use biofuel to eliminate carbon emissions from shipping. Maersk says the biofuel in the pilot project is the same blend of used cooking oil and heavy which has been tested and successfully validated in a trial driven in … [Read more...]

Bulk Carrier Completes Fully Carbon Offset Voyage from South Africa to Europe

Global mining company Anglo American has completed what is thought to be the first fully carbon offset voyage of a bulk carrier at sea, according to Rightship, which provided the carbon accounting tool used to calculate the carbon footprint of the journey. Carbon offsetting is a way of reducing one's carbon footprint through the purchase carbon offset credits helping fund … [Read more...]