Maersk chose TMC Smart Air® compressors for historic order

Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC), supplier of compressed air systems for marine and offshore use, have received orders for a total of 40 TMC SA 30 compressors for the 20 18,000 TEU ships ordered by Maersk Line

Maersk container ship

 

For the largest capacity order in history, Maersk Line has chosen to order 2 x TMC SA 30 compressors for each of the 20 vessels ordered at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. in Korea.

With this order, Maersk Line ensures the most environmentally sustainable compressed air production on board the ships, with a reduction in energy consumption by 40-50% compared to conventional compressors.

The 18,000 TEU (Triple –E) containership is the world’s largest ship type. The new ships will surpass the current industry records for fuel efficiency and CO¬2 emissions per container moved held by the Emma Maersk class vessels.

The A. P. Moller-Maersk Group is committed to developing environmentally sustainable solutions. In 2009 they became a signatory to the United Nations’ Global Compact – ten principles for ethical business behaviour in the areas of human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption. In 2010 they adopted a formal sustainability strategy that the y will enable them to systematically integrate sustainability into all their business processes. One of their strategies is “Responsible procurement”