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Maersk cuts emissions with fuel efficiency

CO2 reduced 12% after major overhaul of container ships

Cleaner, cheaper: The boost to fuel efficiency from a large-scale overhaul of its container ships saved the company US$764 million in 2013 alone. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

ENVIRONMENTAL sustainability and growth may seem mutually exclusive, but Maersk Line has shown they can go hand in hand. The world's largest container shipping line cut its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 3.8 million tonnes in 2013 - a year when its business grew 4.1 per cent. It reduced its