We operate in the sensitive waters of the Baltic Sea and Arctic areas. Safety and responsibility are our first priorities. Our main task is to provide all our employees onboard and ashore a safe working environment and bring them safely back home. Responsibility for colleagues cannot be compromised by any individual.
Every industry is today facing a great sustainability challenge driven first of all by climate change. We have witnessed the change in prevailing weather conditions on the Baltic Sea, where the amount of winter ice has decreased over the years but the number of days with heavy winds has simultaneously increased significantly. That is why we act wherever we can.
In the past few years, we have invested over 100 million euros mainly for fleet renewal and environmental updgrades of the existing fleet. In 2021, we are planning environmental investsments of around 8 million euros to the existing fleet.
Our roadmap towards fossil-free shipping consists of three main development areas:
All our Sustainability Reports are available below.
ESL Shipping's Sustainability Reports
A key area for development together with our clients is having a port ecosystem that supports energy efficiency, high capacity utilisation and smart operations.