Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center’s New Academic Partnerships Drive Decarbonization Innovations


  • The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping announces the inclusion of four esteemed academic partners University of Michigan, Maritime Research Alliance, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and World Maritime University.
  • These collaborations aim to foster interdisciplinary research, knowledge exchange, and competency development crucial for the maritime industry’s transition towards decarbonization.

In a strategic move towards promoting collaboration between academia and industry, the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping has expanded its partnership platform to include leading academic institutions. This development underscores the Center’s commitment to driving innovation and addressing challenges in decarbonizing the maritime sector.

Strengthening Collaborations for Sustainable Solutions

The introduction of Academic Partners signifies a significant step in enhancing cooperation between the Center and renowned academic institutions. By leveraging the expertise and resources of these partners, the Center aims to accelerate the development of sustainable solutions and advance research initiatives crucial for achieving zero-carbon shipping.

Academic Partners’ Perspectives on Collaboration

Leaders from the newly onboarded academic partners express optimism and enthusiasm about the collaborative opportunities with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center. From pragmatic research approaches to interdisciplinary engagements, the partnerships are poised to facilitate groundbreaking advancements in decarbonization efforts within the maritime industry.

Global Impact and Alignment with Sustainable Development Goals

The partnerships not only contribute to the Center’s mission of fostering innovation but also align with broader sustainability goals, including the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda. By collaborating closely with academia, the Center aims to drive positive change in the maritime sector on a global scale, promoting clean energy and climate action while supporting the development needs of both developed and developing nations.

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Source: Zero Carbon Shipping