Tag: Denmark

NORDEN partners with Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

NORDEN partners with Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

February 22, 2021 |

In Denmark, NORDEN has signed a partnership agreement with the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. Based in Copenhagen, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center is an independent, not-for-profit, research and development center launched with support of the A.P. Moller Foundation, with a mission to decarbonize the maritime industry. The center works across the […]

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A.P. Moller – Maersk to launch first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023

A.P. Moller – Maersk to launch first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023

February 17, 2021 |

In Denmark, fast-tracked by advances in technology and increasing customer demand for sustainable supply chains, A.P. Moller – Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonize marine operations with the launch of the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023 – seven years ahead of the initial 2030-ambition. All future Maersk owned new vessels will have […]

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Carlsberg to trial biofuel-powered glass bottles

Carlsberg to trial biofuel-powered glass bottles

February 17, 2021 |

In Denmark, Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company to trial glass bottles with up to 90% lower carbon impact. The partnership with glass bottle supplier, Encirc, allows Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company to take another step towards Carlsberg Group’s ZERO carbon footprint ambition with a trial demonstrating the possibility to cut the carbon impact of glass bottles by […]

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Novozymes, FMC sign biocontrol deal

Novozymes, FMC sign biocontrol deal

February 1, 2021 |

In Denmark, enzymes leader Novozymes and leading pesticides firm FMC have announced a partnership in the biocontrol segment. Under the terms of the deal, the two companies have agreed to codevelop and commercialize biological enzyme-based crop protection solutions focusing on FMC’s diamide insecticide technology, as well as a biocontrol solution for Asian Soybean Rust (ASR), […]

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CVR Energy chooses Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex tech for $110M Oklahoma revamp

CVR Energy chooses Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex tech for $110M Oklahoma revamp

January 27, 2021 |

In Denmark, a CVR Energy, Inc.’s subsidiary has selected Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology for its revamp of the Oklahoma refinery to renewable diesel production. Construction has already begun on the $110 million project that will see 100 million gallons of renewable diesel production annually starting from July 2021. The project will convert an existing hydrocracker […]

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Maersk expects to order first carbon neutral ships in 2023

Maersk expects to order first carbon neutral ships in 2023

January 19, 2021 |

In Denmark, Ship and Bunker reports that Maersk expects to order its first carbon neutral fueled ships in 2023, likely dipping its toes into the waters with smaller container ships while it feels its way around new alternative fuels. By focusing on smaller vessels that can operate in a certain geographic area, the company can […]

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Cow intestine lamps marry grossness with function

Cow intestine lamps marry grossness with function

January 18, 2021 |

In Denmark, designer Kathrine Barbro Bendixen is converting waste cow intestines into surprisingly beautiful lighting installations. Once cleaned and reinflated, Bendixen, founder of Studio KBB, uses the intestines to create translucent tubes.  Bendixen tells dezeen.com she first began experimenting with animal intestines while a student at  Design Academy Eindhoven. “I was immediately fascinated,” she says. […]

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Danish startup wins $2.9-million grant for bioplastic

Danish startup wins $2.9-million grant for bioplastic

January 4, 2021 |

In Denmark, startup Cellugy has raised €2.38 million (US$2.91 million) to expand production of single-use plastics from cellulose. The seed round funding came from the European Innovation Council Accelerator Pilot Phase 2.  Founded by Isabel Álvarez-Martos, Deby Fapyane, and Paruntungan Sihombing in 2018, Cellugy converts sugar into its bioplastic EcoFLEXY, which can be combined with […]

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European Investment Bank lends Novozymes $122M for R&D

European Investment Bank lends Novozymes $122M for R&D

December 28, 2020 |

In Denmark, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a $122 million loan with Novozymes. The financing will support the company’s R&D investment plans for the coming years, and will mainly benefit R&D activities for discovering and producing enzymes that can be used in both industrial and home activities, reducing the need for traditional chemical products. […]

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A.P. Moller – Maersk to provide green shipping for Novo Nordisk from April 2021

A.P. Moller – Maersk to provide green shipping for Novo Nordisk from April 2021

December 17, 2020 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk announced the signing of a logistics agreement with Novo Nordisk from April 1, 2021 that uses sustainable biofuel to power selected Maersk-vessels and helps Novo Nordisk to make progress towards its ambitious sustainability goals. The three-year agreement on cold chain logistics covers transportation including ocean services and inland logistics. […]

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