Copenhagen/London, 23 August 2023

Today, maritime software provider Sea and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (the Center) formalized their collaboration by signing a Knowledge Partnership Agreement. With the agreement, Sea and the Center become official partners, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration and contribution to accelerate the decarbonization of the maritime industry.

Sea is a leading provider of commercial software solutions for global maritime trade and delivers data-driven solutions that power better decisions to enable sustainable shipping for charterers, brokers, and owners. As the Center’s knowledge partner, Sea will be providing access to its pre-trade intelligence & analytics tool that processes over 68.7 billion AIS data points annually with in-house derived insights, including visibility of activity across ports and vessel deployment. The tool can also provide emissions evaluations for analysis of green corridors and waiting times and fleet speed developments, in order to estimate emission reduction potentials.

In welcoming Sea to the Center, Bo Cerup-Simonsen, CEO of the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, said:

“Reliable data empowers us to make informed decisions. With Sea, the Center will get important insights into global fleet operations which can help us fast-track the development and implementation of green corridors, technology projects, and progressive regulatory frameworks.”

In joining the Center, Peter Schroder, CEO at Sea, said:

“The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping is the leading provider of the innovation and collaboration the shipping industry needs to achieve our decarbonization targets. Our platform will accelerate the Center’s work in enabling future solutions, concepts, and standards – including modelling viable decarbonization pathways. Sea’s purpose is to power better decisions to enable sustainable shipping, so we’re proud to be joining this powerful alliance of global organizations. We look forward to working as a collective to develop the full zero carbon maritime value chain from well to wake.”

About Sea

Sea delivers reliable, data-driven solutions that power better decisions to enable sustainable shipping across the entire vessel chartering workflow, from pre-fixture to at-fixture.

Born as a technology spin-off from the Clarksons Group, we now operate as an independent company and have grown to become the leading provider of commercial software for global maritime trade. Leveraging innovative software with strategic collaborations, and integrations with key partners across the maritime ecosystem, Sea is rapidly becoming the intelligent marketplace for fixing freight for all global shipping professionals.

With a people-first mentality, nine maritime software centres of excellence in key global shipping regions, and a 200+ strong team of shipping and digital experts, we are dedicated to delivering best-in-class technology and services to the global chartering market.

Through strong client engagement, we continue to develop innovative solutions that optimise processes, diminish complexity, mitigate risk, and deliver higher earnings and reduced costs. Our work enables better, more efficient, and more sustainable decisions that deliver a positive impact for clients.

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About the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) is an independent, not-for-profit research and development center established in 2020 with funding from the A.P. Moller Foundation. Our purpose is to guide and accelerate decarbonization of the global maritime industry.

This complex challenge requires unprecedented collaboration across sectors, industries, and geographies. Working with our partners, governments, authorities, public sector bodies, scientists, and organizations across the global maritime industry we aim to inform, de-risk decision-making, and spark real climate action.

We are technology agnostic and have no vested interest in specific decarbonization solutions. We explore free of commercial considerations and independent of partner strategies. As a result, we deliver independent analyses of how the transition is progressing and clear, data-driven recommendations for accelerating maritime decarbonization. On top we are maturing solutions to the most pressing problems across the maritime value chain, from fuels to onboard solutions, regulations, and financing.

Strategic Partners to the Center include: Alfa Laval, American Bureau of Shipping, A.P. Moller – Maersk, bp, Cargill, CF Industries, Equinor, DP World, Hapag-Lloyd, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsui, NORDEN, NYK Line, Rio Tinto, Royal Caribbean Group, Seaspan Corporation, Siemens Energy, Stolt Tankers, Sumitomo Corporation, Swire Group, Topsoe, TotalEnergies and V.Group.

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Media Contacts

Center Media Contact:
Anders Kongstad, Media & Digital Partner | +45 535 04 179 | 

Sea Media Contact:
Tinie Tarp, VP of Marketing & Communication |+45 2763 3545 |

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