On November 29th, 2022, the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl organized a New Members’ Event at Tero River House in Luxembourg.
After the opening speech of Mr. Fabrice MAIRE, Chairman of the Cluster, we introduced Bourbon Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. Mr. François Brijs, Maritime Manager, gave an interesting presentation about the company’s activities.
Bourbon operates in 30 countries with 6,290 employees. They have the 1st offshore fleet services in the industry. They have 285 vessels. In September 2022, has been created Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. Bourbon Wind will lead Bourbon Group’s strategy and the implementation of its wind development plan to serve and coordinate all activities in this field, offering cross-functional synergies of Bourbon Subsea Services, Bourbon Mobility, and Bourbon Marine & Logistics.
Their vision: « Committed to supporting offshore energies development as a reference partner, building sustainable and innovative maritime solutions. »
On October 11th, 2022, the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl welcomed Euronav as a new member 2022 during an event at Cercle Münster. Its Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Lieve Logghe gave a company presentation and insights about their strategy of net zero emission for 2050. The members had the luck also to meet Mr. Alex Staring, Chief Operating Officer, and Mr. Glenn Mariën, Group Tax Manager.
Euronav Luxembourg S.A. has been based in the Grand-Duchy since 1995, early stage of the maritime sector. They employ around 220 people in offices throughout Europe and Asia, and about 3,200 seafarers. Euronav is the world’s largest independent tanker shipping company engaged in the safe, reliable, and efficient shipping and storage of crude oil. They are listed on Euronext Brussels and on the NYSE under the symbol « EURN ». Euronav owns, operates and manages a young fleet of around 70 vessels, consisting of VLCCs, Suezmaxes, FSOs and V-plus.
To reduce emissions, they have split their strategy: REDUCE & INVEST (less energy used) until 2027 & SWITCH & SCALE-UP (cleaner energy used) to achieve their goals for 2050. The target for 2024 is carbon neutrality at roundtrip via lower carbon fuels. They aim to achieve for 2030, 40% lower emission CO2 intensity at fleet level compared to 2008, and 80% by 2040. Following this link, you can read their Sustainability Report: https://lnkd.in/eNDhg_ZT