At the 28th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) sponsored by “Cargonews Asia” Hamburg Süd received the award as “Best Green Service Provider – Shipping Line” for the third year in a row. This year, the award ceremony held in Shanghai on 17 June was attended by several hundred senior representatives of Asian and international companies in the shipping, transportation and logistics sectors.
The award was accepted on behalf of the shipping group by Stefan Kirschner, Regional Director Region Asia-Pacific of Hamburg Süd.
An expert panel selected five shipping companies as AFSCA finalists, including Hamburg Süd, and the winner was chosen by the readers of the Hong Kong-based transport and logistics newspaper “Cargonews Asia”. The criteria for the award included compliance with national and global environmental regulations and standards, adequate investment in new environmental technologies, and measures to reduce fuel consumption.