Rystad Energy Joins Center Partner Network to Advance Maritime Industry’s Role in the Global Energy Transition

Published — December 15, 2023

COPENHAGEN/OSLO (December 15, 2023) —The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (the Center) and Rystad Energy signed a Knowledge Partnership Agreement today to formalize their collaboration. As official partners, the Center and Rystad Energy have embarked on a long-term commitment to collaborate strategically on decarbonizing the maritime industry.

As an independent energy research and business intelligence company that tracks and analyzes global energy flows with millions of data points, Rystad Energy is extremely well positioned to support the Center with valuable insights on the global energy transition. This will strengthen the understanding on how to advance the maritime industry’s role in the transition and accelerate industry efforts to decarbonize the maritime sector by 2050.

In welcoming Rystad Energy to the partner network, Bo Cerup-Simonsen, CEO of the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, said:

“Rystad Energy's comprehensive data and insights will not only add extra strength to our detailed work on Green Shipping Corridors, but it will also improve our ability to understand and showcase the maritime industry's decarbonization pathways in the context of the global energy transition. We are very happy to welcome Rystad Energy to our partner network.”

In joining the Center, Jarand Rystad, CEO of Rystad Energy, said:

"Rystad Energy is proud to join the Center Partner Network and to support the vital mission of decarbonizing the maritime industry. Our bottom-up granular data and research on the entire global energy system will help provide valuable insights into the feasibility of Green Shipping Corridors and the maritime industry’s role in the energy transition."

About the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) is an independent, not-for-profit research and development center established in 2020 with funding from the A.P. Moller Foundation.

Our purpose is to guide and accelerate decarbonization of the global maritime industry. Working with our partners, governments, authorities, public sector bodies, scientists, and organizations across the global maritime industry we aim to inform, de-risk decision-making, and spark real climate action.

Strategic Partners to the Center include: Alfa Laval, American Bureau of Shipping, A.P. Moller - Maersk, bp, Cargill, CF Industries, Equinor, DP World, Hapag-Lloyd, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsui, NORDEN, NYK Line, Rio Tinto, Royal Caribbean Group, Seaspan Corporation, Siemens Energy, Stolt Tankers, Sumitomo Corporation, Swire Group, Topsoe, TotalEnergies and V.Group. For more information, please visit

Center Media Contact: Anders Kongstad, Media & Digital Partner | +45 535 04 179 |

About Rystad Energy

Rystad Energy is a leading global independent research and business intelligence company dedicated to helping clients navigate the future of energy. By providing high-quality data and thought leadership, our international team empowers businesses, governments and organizations to make well-informed decisions.

Our extensive portfolio of products and solutions covers all aspects of global energy fundamentals, spanning every corner of the oil and gas industry, renewables, clean technologies, supply chain and power markets. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with an expansive global network, our data, analysis, consulting and education services provide clients a competitive edge in the market.

Rystad Energy Media Contact: Laura Skaug, Media Relations Manager | +47 973 17 112 |