Low-emission sea freight service

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Bolloré Logistics has launched SEAalternative, a service reduce CO2 emissions from maritime transport through the use of alternative fuels such as LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), biogas and biofuel.

This new solution is for one-off and regular shipments across all geographical areas.

Bolloré Logistics works closely with ocean carriers to support customers wishing to significantly reduce their carbon footprint by giving them the option of choosing alternative fuel and thereby reducing their carbon emissions by between 25 and 65 percent.

SEAalternative covers all stages of the logistics chain and can include environmentally responsible pre-and post-carriage as well as reusable packaging. This new approach complements Bolloré Logistics’ AIRsaf service and reinforces its commitment to promoting a sustainable supply chain.

It also contributes to the company’s goal of reducing its CO2emissions from transport services delivered to its customers by 30 percent by 2030 in line with its “Powering Sustainable Logistics” CSR programme.

“In anticipation of International Maritime Organisation regulations, operators are motivated to adopt innovative solutions to reduce carbon emissions.This new solution enables us to support our customers with their efforts to decarbonize their supply chain through hybrid transport plans. SEAalternative is an innovative offer, and a lever for contributing to the objectives of the Paris agreements to limit the rise in temperatures to 1.5°C by 2100,”says Anne-Sophie Fribourg, Director of Maritime Development at Bolloré Logistics.

Bolloré Logistics has a network of 600 agencies in 109 countries.