Oslo - Norway’s MPC Container Ships and Germany’s Ahrenkiel Steamships have joined the Trident Alliance, the n etwork of shipping companies and other stakeholders with a shared interest in effective, transparent enforcement of global sulphur regulations.
As new members, the two shipping companies have committed to comply with the new IMO 2020 maritime sulphur regulations and support effective and transparent enforcement of these regulations. “MPC Container Ships is pleased to be committed to complying with the new sulphur rules,” explained Constantin Baack, CEO of MPC Container Ships. “Joining the Trident Alliance allows us to align our company with an important network of like-minded industry peers, and support industry-wide calls for effective and transparent enforcement around the world.”
“By joining The Trident Alliance, our aim at Ahrenkiel Steamship is to show our support for fair competition and consistent enforcement of the new sulphur fuel regulations, while demonstrating our commitment to innovative thinking at sea and ashore,” said Michael Silies, CEO of Ahrenkiel Steamship. “We look forward to joining forces with our peers who share our commitment to effective, transparent enforcement of IMO 2020.”
“On behalf of the Trident Alliance, I am delighted to welcome MPC Container Ships and Ahrenkiel Steamship as our newest members,” said Roger Strevens, the Chairman of The Trident Alliance and VP of global sustainability at Wallenius Wilhelmsen. “As the industry and regulators continue to tighten their focus on the many practicalities of compliance and enforcement, we expect momentum for our mission and advocacy efforts to continue.”