The maritime journey towards a climate neutral future

The maritime journey towards a climate neutral future

 Maritime expert CEO Bo Cerup-Simonsen from Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping  outlines the steps involved in the journey towards sustainability in the maritime sector. How far are we? How can we achieve the goal? The need for and value of collaborations, partnerships across all sectors. And how to get others involved and lead towards a sustainable future?

Speaker: Bo Cerup-Simonsen, CEO, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Bo Cerup Simonsen is CEO of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. Prior to joining the Center, Mr. Cerup-Simonsen has held a number of prominent positions within shipping technology and innovation incl. VP, Head of Newbuilding Strategy and Portfolio at Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL); Director of the Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre at the Technical University of Denmark; and VP, Head of Maersk Maritime Technology (MMT) where he, among other things was responsible for a large number of engineering and newbuilding projects including the world’s most energy efficient containership series, the Triple-E. 

Mr. Cerup Simonsen holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering) from the Technical University of Denmark and an Executive MBA from Copenhagen Business School. Bo lives with his wife Ingrid and their three children in Humlebaek, Denmark.


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