Sustainability for the container sector

There are some areas where leading the market is a bad thing; producing the highest GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions is one of them. Energy production and use accounts for nearly three-quarters of global GHG emissions, or the equivalent of 36 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2eq) a year. Of that, around a quarter (8 billion tonnes CO2eq) is generated by transport, with shipping responsible for approximately 10% (800 million tonnes CO2eq).

The largest contributors to this are container vessels,...

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