MSC the latest carrier pledging to avoid ecocide-hit Northern Sea Route

October 17, 2019 Gavin van Marle

MSC has joined a growing list of container carriers ruling out operating vessels in the Arctic, due to thinning sea ice round the North Pole.
This is despite the fact that these conditions have made the Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia increasingly viable for the lines.
The Geneva-headquartered carrier said it would focus on “improving environmental performance on existing global trade routes”, as it had become “convinced that the 21m ...

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