Global Chartering has joined the Sea Cargo Charter as the 30th signatory of the framework designed to measure and report the climate impact of ship chartering activities.
Capt. Nitin Mehrotra, General Manager of ArcelorMittal (AM) Shipping, said: ‘Global Chartering Limited (GCL), a 50/50 joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Drylog, is very pleased to become a Signatory of Sea Cargo Charter and join a network of members highly committed to sustainability and decarbonisation of the shipping industry.
‘This will provide a great opportunity to us to work with like-minded organisations and adopt a common approach in shipping emission reporting to join and contribute to the global fight against climate change. At GCL, we remain fully committed to reducing GHG emissions from international shipping.’
Signatories to the Sea Cargo Charter assess and disclose the climate alignment of their activities on an annual basis. The climate alignment scores are measured against the IMO’s ambition to reduce annual GHG emissions from international by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 levels. The Sea Cargo Charter applies to bulk ship charterers.
Current signatories include ADM, 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.