Stena works actively to reduce the environmental impact of its various operations. These efforts include working for more efficient use of energy, minimising greenhouse gas emissions, emissions to water, managing waste and training employees. Innovation and new approaches are important parts of the energy efficiency work, both at sea and on land. Each individual company is responsible for formulating its own environmental goals, which are in line with the areas in which the company has its main environmental impact.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN FOCUS FOR NEWBUILDINGS
Stena RoRo is project manager for the new construction of four RoPax ferries in progress at AVIC Weihai Shipyard in Northeast China. The ferries will be among the most energy-efficient of their kind in terms of hull and machine systems. They will significantly reduce CO2 emissions on the route they operate. They will also be prepared to run on both traditional fuel and methanol and be prepared for scrubbers and catalytic exhaust gas cleaning.
In 2017, Stena Property’s reduction in heating and electricity consumption in its areas corresponded to consumption for an entire town with about 30.000 inhabitants.
Stena Renewable is part of the ongoing and future energy shift towards climate-friendly energy production. The renewable energy produced from the 96 wind turbines corresponds to the city of Malmö’s consumption of household electricity.
33% of Stena Line’s vessels can now connect to shore-based power which in 2017 contributed to a reduction in CO2 emissions of 12,330 tonnes.
RECOGNITION FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The Norwegian city of Bergen has won the “National Energy Globe Award 2017” after its decision to install Envac’s automated waste management system in the city’s historic centre. Energy Globe Awards, with over 1,500 contributions from 178 countries, rewards innovative and sustainable best practise projects around the world.
Stena Bulk received the 2017 Green4Sea Tanker Award during the year. The award is presented to an operator that uses energy efficiency to significantly reduce its environmental impact, thereby contributing to more sustainable shipping.