AMAGGI becomes the 31st Signatory of the Maritime Freight Charter

AMAGGI Switzerland focuses on generating sustainable development for agribusiness at every stage of the agribusiness production chain. The company is the 31st signatory to the Sea Freight Charter, a global framework for aligning charter business with responsible environmental behavior.

“By transparently reporting on the climate alignment of their chartering activities, signatories to the Sea Freight Charter are helping to promote the decarbonization of international shipping. We are delighted to see the initiative’s impact grow as more charterers join us, and we look forward to supporting AMAGGI in its commitment to transparency and accountability in the Sea Freight Charter,” said Johannah Christensen, CEO of the Global Maritime Forum.

By providing an actionable methodology to measure the climate footprint of chartering activities, the Sea Freight Charter enables signatories to track their progress against global climate goals and make more sustainable decisions.

Signatories commit to publicly report on how their chartering activities align with IMO’s ambition to maximize GHG emissions from international shipping as soon as possible and reduce emissions annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 levels.

“Having joined the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), and engaged in other commitments and partnerships, for AMAGGI, being a signatory to the Sea Freight Charter is a natural step, in line with its efforts to achieve net zero emissions from 2050. We are pleased to allocate resources to reduce greenhouse gases from our maritime flows, foster the use of new technologies and engage in further fleet and fuel optimization” , said Alex Haubert, Head of Sea Freight at AMAGGI Switzerland.

The Sea Cargo Charter was developed under the auspices of the World Maritime Forum, which acts as the secretariat of the Sea Cargo Charter Association, maintaining its day-to-day functions and interfacing with signatories.

Signatories to date include ADM, AMAGGI, Anglo American, Bunge, Cargill Ocean Transportation, Chevron, COFCO International, Copenhagen Commercial Platform (CCP), Diamond Bulk Carriers, Dow, Eagle Bulk, Enviva, Equinor, Global Chartering, Gunvor Group , Holcim Trading, K+S Minerals and Agriculture, Klaveness Combination Carriers, Louis Dreyfus Company, Maersk Tankers, Navig8, Norden, Nova Marine Carriers, NYK Bulkship (Atlantic), Rubis Energie, Shell, Tata Steel, Torvald Klaveness, TotalEnergies, Trafigura and Viterra Chartering.
Source: AMAGGI

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