Reducing fuel consumption and emissions requires transparency of data, which will play a part in increasing pressure to provide qualified ESG information. Just-in-time port arrival collaboration and data sharing is a good place to start
Speaking at the Immediasea ’Understanding port call collaboration: latest developments in port call standardisation and just in time arrival’ event, TORM head of global operations Andreas G Jørgensen said clients in the tramp sector are now asking the dry bulk carrier and tanker tramp operator to provide emissions data for specific voyages.
“A number of significant clients ask that we report on emissions on their specific voyages, “ he said. “We are happy to do so. We believe in transparency, and we are not afraid of sharing that information with our clients.”
He added that the data is already in the voyage information software and the report is sent out automatically to the client at the end of the voyage.
With regards to just-in-time arrival and the growing demands of ESG in shipping, Mr Jørgensen said, “If we become successful with just-in-time arrival, it would naturally go into one of the elements of ESG. We recently released our ESG material and it would play a part. It is an element of the strategy, and it (just-in-time arrival) is an obvious way to reduce consumption and emissions,” he said.
He pointed out that collaboration with clients could lead to a cost-neutral benefit for all parties. “Certainly,” he said, “ESG is coming higher on the agenda.”
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