A.P. Moller – Maersk Group reduces CO2 emissions by 9%

Health, Safety, Security and Environment Report 2008 shows improvements in terms of performance and reporting Copenhagen, 5 May 2009: A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is reducing its impact on the climate with a drop of 9% in CO2 emissions in 2008 compared to the previous year.

This represents a fall of 5 million tonnes CO2 and has been achieved through lower fuel consumption on ships and reduced flaring from platforms. The positive trend is continuing in 2009 in line with the Group’s new environmental strategy, which was decided last year and now being implemented throughout the various business units. The significant CO2 reduction is one of the main results in the “Health, Safety, Security and Environment Report 2008” – a report, which the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group publishes for the second consecutive year. The 2008 report contains a number of improvements, both when it comes to performance and reporting.” We have taken many important initiatives in 2008 and we firmly believe they will enhance improvements in our performance in coming years,” says Head of Group HSSE, Joseph Nazareth.

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