Elomatic is a part of the 2020 Global Goals Yearbook, a publication in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as Global Goals that also supports the advancement of corporate sustainability globally. The article included in the Yearbook showcases Elomatic’s project with NYK and Monohakobi Technology which led into the NYK Super Eco Ship – A concept that allows up to 70% less energy consumption in the sea travel. The concept has gotten attention around the world.
The showcase vessel for the study was a Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC), which is known as the NYK Super Eco Ship 2050. The goal was to achieve an inspiring concept that will create further discussions. Compared to current designs, energy savings of 70 percent were achieved. An emissions-free operation was reached using primary fuel produced with renewable energy. The concept is introduced in this video: NYK Super Eco Ship 2050.
NYK attaining CO2 -neutral shipping by 2050
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) goals stated that greenhouse gases from shipping must be reduced by at least 50 percent from the 2008 levels. Prior to this, the Japanise shipping company NYK and its Technology Institute Monohakobi Technology had already created a roadmap with Elomatic to develop towards a more environmentally friendly operation. NYK launched its challenge for attaining CO2 -neutral shipping by 2050.
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About Global Goals Yearbook:
The “Global Goals Yearbook“ is published under the patronage of the Macondo foundation. It is a non-commercial publication and emerges from the renown “Global Compact International Yearbook“ (2009-2017). The “Global Goals Yearbook“ helps to advance corporate transparency, promotes the sharing of good business practices, and, perhaps most significantly, gives a strong voice to the regional and global stakeholders that are at the heart of the sustainability agenda.