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Hapag-Lloyd Partners with Ankeri Solutions to Accelerate Decarbonization Efforts for Entire Fleet



Reykjavík, March 7th, 2024 - Hapag-Lloyd, a global leader in container shipping, has entered into a transformative contract agreement with Ankeri Solutions, a pioneering software company specializing in maritime decarbonization solutions. This strategic partnership aims to support Hapag-Lloyd's ambitious decarbonization strategy by leveraging this long-standing partnership and Ankeri’s advanced tool set.


In response to the urgent need for sustainable shipping practices, Hapag-Lloyd has taken a significant step forward by selecting Ankeri to provide a comprehensive suite of tools designed to streamline and expedite the decarbonization process for its fleet. This selected suite builds on existing digital infrastructure provided by Ankeri and combines the strengths of several business units to support the fleet transition efforts.


The collaboration between Hapag-Lloyd and Ankeri underscores a commitment to fostering innovation in the maritime industry. Ankeri's cutting-edge technology has been in use since 2018 and enables Hapag-Lloyd to assess, optimize, and monitor various aspects of its fleet's energy efficiency, contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.


Arne Maibohm Hapag-Lloyd’s Director Decarbonization, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to join forces with Ankeri on our decarbonization journey. This collaboration marks a significant step in our continuous efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of our fleet and is in line with our goal to become net-zero carbon by 2045. By integrating Ankeri's state-of-the-art digital tools, we aim to contribute meaningfully to more sustainable shipping operations.”


Ankeri Solutions' CEO, Kristinn Aspelund echoed this sentiment, stating, "We are proud to support Hapag-Lloyd in their commitment to sustainability. Our innovative software solutions are tailored to empower shipping companies to leverage their data in their journey towards decarbonization. We look forward to working closely with Hapag-Lloyd and contributing to their success in achieving their ambitious environmental goals."


This strategic partnership highlights the shared vision of both Hapag-Lloyd and Ankeri Solutions to pioneer sustainable solutions within the maritime industry. The collaboration aims to deliver tangible results in reducing emissions and fostering a more sustainable approach to global shipping operations.


For media inquiries or further information, please contact:


Kristinn Aspelund, kristinn@ankeri.is


About Hapag-Lloyd AG:

With a fleet of 264 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 2.0 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. In the Liner Shipping segment, the Company has around 13,500 employees and 400 offices in 135 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of 2.9 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 113 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports across the world. In the Terminal & Infrastructure segment, Hapag-Lloyd has stakes in 20 terminals in Europe, Latin America, the United States, India, and North Africa. The roughly 2,600 employees assigned to the Terminal & Infrastructure segment handle terminal-related activities and provide complementary logistics services at selected locations.


About Ankeri Solutions:

Ankeri Solutions is a technology company specializing in providing innovative software solutions for the maritime industry. Ankeri provides digital infrastructure for shipping companies to collect and manage fleet data while digitalizing workflows and facilitating collaboration. Their tools assist shipping companies in optimizing vessel performance, reducing emissions, and advancing sustainability initiatives.

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