This local and cost neutral solution reduces CO₂ emissions to zero and saves around 9.100 tons of CO₂ annually compared to conventional trains and approx. 40.000 tons compared to road transport.
Maersk rail transport in Germany is facilitated by ERS/boxXpress.de which operates 100% electric trains in the country. The Hamburg railway company uses 100 percent renewable hydropower. “It is recognised by TÜV Nord as “Certified Green Electricity,” explains Bernd Decker, managing director at ERS and Board member at boxXpress.de.
Despite challenging market conditions triggered by COVID-19, Maersk continues to make progress on its commitment to offering sustainable, future-oriented products. As the largest global container shipping and logistics company, Maersk continues supporting its customers to achieve their sustainability goals across their logistics supply chains.