Subjects: Water/Ocean environment
Greencarrier lyfter sjöfarten i innovationstävling för fossilfri e-handel
Greencarrier är ett av fem företag som tävlar under våren 2020 och har blivit utvalda att hitta lösningar som bidrar till ett mindre fossilt fotavtryck.
Ballast water management plan and Evergreen Line’s actions to comply with the regulation
What is a ballast water management plan, how can it protect the environment and what are the requirements for ships? In this blog post, I will share the essential facts about this regulation, together with the actions Evergreen Line has taken to adapt to the regulation in their operations.
5 things you need to know about the new IMO sulphur regulation
Ocean freight is by far the most sustainable shipping alternative. However, there are still things we can do to make it even cleaner and greener. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has implemented a new global sulphur limitation on fuel used on board ships starting 1 January 2020. In this blog post, I share some of the essential facts about the new regulation.
Greencarrier and My Dream Now
Greencarrier has recently started a collaboration with the organization My Dream Now in Sweden. Their program helps young people to understand their opportunities and increase their motivation to finding and working towards their goals – by engaging class coaches from business and academy.
Digital trends in the container shipping industry
The growth of E-commerce, digitalisation of supply chains and the development of automation technologies are transforming industries and customers’ demands and bring great potential to the container shipping industry now and in the future. We have identified four of today’s most interesting trends and initiatives to share with you in this blog post.
Cargo ships and ports in extreme weather – how we helped our customers
When entering the winter season, extreme weather is a common phenomenon and a big storm can knock out even the largest cargo ship. Most modern ships are designed to endure extreme weather and stay on schedule. However, storms that turn into hurricanes, cyclones or typhoons are really dangerous for ships. But sometimes they are an unavoidable part of life at sea. In this blog post, I share my knowl
A decade of success in the container shipping industry: Greencarrier Liner Agency in Latvia celebrates 10 years
Based on extensive knowledge, long-term commitment, and the unfaltering company spirit, Greencarrier Liner Agency in Latvia celebrates 10 years in the container shipping industry. I met with Ingars Grinbergs, Managing Director at Greencarrier Liner Agency in Latvia, to talk about how it all started, the Latvian “green gold”, and what has led to the increasing success of the company.
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Reusing shipping containers: Thinking outside the box
Boots are made for walking and containers are made for shipping, right? Well, not if you ask everyone! Today, we see an exhilarating creativity in the reuse of shipping containers - living spaces, hotels, bars, pop-up stores, emergency shelters, bridges, art projects, and urban farming - the list goes on. Greencarrier Liner Agency loves the idea of recycling and innovation. Let us introduce you t
Greencarrier and Solvatten in collaboration for safe water and better lives
Lack of safe water, poor hygiene and poor health takes lives and hinders development for millions of people living in poverty. Greencarrier and Solvatten have now joined forces to give long lasting help to especially women and children without clean water.
Part 2: Evergreen Line celebrates 50 years of success in the container shipping industry
Challenges in the container shipping industry today versus 50 years ago
Even though if a lot has happened during the past 50 years, some challenges still remain and new ones are lurking in the horizon.
“Infrastructure was and remains a challenge. Fifty years ago, the vessels were able to carry approximately a hundred TEU containers at the most, compared to 23,000 TEU containers today. This
Part 1: Evergreen Line celebrates 50 years of success in the container shipping industry
In 1968, Evergreen Line first saw the day of light when Dr. Yung-fa Chang purchased his first ship and Evergreen Marine Corporation came into existence. Now, 50 years later, “The Taiwanese Miracle” is one of the world’s leading container shipping lines. Being its faithful companion since 1979, it is with great pride Greencarrier Liner Agency embraces Evergreen Line’s 50 years of success in the con
6 global trends in the container shipping industry
In a world of constant movement we can’t be sure of what the future holds. I’ve identified a few global trends in the container shipping industry and in this blog article, I will share some of that knowledge with you, focusing on 6 general trends in the shipping industry.
Our Spirit – The first sustainability report for the Greencarrier Group
The Greencarrier Spirit influences everything we do, every day, with the aim to act sustainable for the long term. You can read more about this, and what we do within sustainability, in the first Sustainability report for the Greencarrier Group.
Greencarrier Group strengthens its business by adding Maritime Transport & Agencies group of companies to its offer
The owners of Maritime Freight in Gothenburg AB, including subsidiaries, have on the 3rd of April 2018, come to an agreement to sell the majority of its shares to Greencarrier Group.
”Personal leadership is not rocket science, still it is an effective approach for development”
"I spent my teenage years and the best part of my twenties trying to become a rock star, playing guitar in different local bands. As a struggling rocker, I had to make money somehow, so I freelanced as a sound engineer on the side."
He is a rockstar at heart, called a double Ironman and our Business Controller at Greencarrier Liner Agency. Get to know Jörgen Svanström and read the full intervie
What You Need to Know About Container Coating
Over 90% of internationally standardized transport containers are produced in China. For decades, these containers have been coated with solvent-based paints, even though this type of paint has made a significant burden on both humans and the environment.
Why solvent-based paint is dangerous
For a long time, scientists have identified that solvent-based paints used on ships and containers ar
Evergreen Acknowledged for Outstanding Performance – Corporate Governance
In the end of May, the Taiwan Stock Exchange published the result of the third annual corporate governance evaluation, over both listed and Over-The-Counter companies in Taiwan.
Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) was placed amongst the top 5% of all listed companies for the third year in a row. EMC is the only shipping company recognized for such outstanding performance. To honor the excellent
“Always minimise the impact of container shipping operations on the marine life, seaport communities and humanity worldwide”
The environment is an integral and essential part of our sustainability work. Our ambition is to be the frontrunner in the transport industry; a competent partner who provides eco-friendly alternatives to traditional transport solutions.
Our environmental responsibility includes caring for the environment across all levels of our organisation. Find more information here about how we work with t
“Both in football and in life, there is a great deal of teamwork” - Profile in foucs
Who is Esben Smith?
Get to know the people behind the Greencarrier brand. Esben works with sales at Greencarrier Liner Agency in Norway and is one of Greencarrier's social media ambassadors. But what does a social media ambassador at Greencarrier do? Watch the video to get to know Esben better and to learn more about his path from football to the shipping industry in our latest blog post.
How to save time & money by using the right feeder port
What is a feeder port and what should you consider when choosing one?
In our latest article we will guide you in how to save both time and money by choosing the right feeder port when shipping your cargo. This article highlights Denmark in specific, but you can find a lot of useful tips no matter where you want to transport your cargo.
Read the full article here.