Quarterly environmental statements

Eimskip just published its 3rd quarter environmental report. It is the 7th time the Company publishes its quarterly environmental statement, which is very valuable when evaluating environmental risk in the operation.

Overall, there are improvements in most areas and that reflects continuous work of Eimskip employees in environmental projects.

The rate of recycled waste goes from 23% in Q3 2020 to 31% in Q3 2021 (QoQ). The percentage of sorted waste is 78% for this quarter.

Printed paper is down 8% compared to same quarter last year. The reduction in printed paper translates into saving 180 trees per year compared to printed paper in 2015. Several projects are in the pipeline to further decrease printed paper.

The largest part of Eimskip emission comes from the vessels. When the GHG emission per unit of transported Cargo (excluding VSA related consumption between Reykjavik and Nuuk) is calculated the numbers for Q3 2021 is the same as in Q3 2020. This quarter was however favorable in terms of transported volume and good weather conditions which plays important part our emission and calculations. Eimskip task to lower its GHG emission is connected to UN Sustainable Development Goal – Climate Change.

Eimskip is constantly focusing on the future and part of that journey is to analyze future energy possibilities for vessels, trucks and other equipment’s. The technology is developing fast, both in terms of design and infrastructure for new environmental energy sources. There are still many unanswered questions, but the progress is visible.

Our environmental management solution is based on a digital platform, covering energy and waste management of vessel fleet, truck fleet, terminal assets, warehouses, and office space.

The statement below includes data collected from Eimskip Iceland, Faroe Ship, and Eimskip Norway shipping department. Eimskip is working on extending the environmental report for all operations around the world.

Environmental statement 2021 by quarter

Key performance indicators Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021 Q4 2021
GHG emissions per unit of transported cargo kgCO₂e/tonne 115,5   118,6 105 N/A
   development of GHG per transp. unit % 94,10%   106,3% 84%  
GHG emissions per unit of transported cargo excluding VSA related consumption between Reykjavik and Nuuk kgCO₂e/tonne   - 110,8 94  
             
Environmental            
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Scope 1 tCO₂e 279490,1 66.985,1 75.900,9 68.173  
Scope 2 (location-based) tCO₂e 251,1 67,1 66,2 69,3  
Scope 2 (market-based) tCO₂e 251,1 67,1 66,2 69,3  
Scope 3 tCO₂e 316,1 49,6 28,2 54,6  
Gross operational carbon emission (Scope 1, Scope 2 (market-based), Scope 3) tCO₂e 280057,4 67.101,8 75.929,1 68.227,2  
E1|UNGC: P7|GRI 305-1,305-2,305-3|SASB: General Issue / GHG Emissions|TCFD: Metrics & Targets            
             
Emissions Intensity Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
GhG emissions per megawatt-hour consumed kgCO₂e/MWh 255,9 240,4 253,7 254,6  
GhG emissions per full-time equivalent (FTEe) employee tCO₂e/FTEs 350,07 83,74 94,99 77,61  
GhG emissions per unit of transported cargo (KPI) tCO₂e/tonne 0,115 0,124 0,119 0,105  
Development of the KPI from base year % 91,42%        
E2|UNGC: P7, P8|GRI 305-4 |SDG: 13|SASB: General Issue / GHG Emissions, Energy Management            
             
Energy Usage Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Total energy consumption kWh 1.094.363.387 279.070.199 299.602.922 268.271.309  
  Of which energy from bio fuel kWh 15.572 28.867 27.334 30.440  
  Of which energy from fossil fuel kWh 1.067.639.816 271.866.321 292.550.664 261.197.218  
  Of which energy from electricity kWh 15.524.718 3.820.613 4.189.092 4.234.765  
  Of which energy from hot water kWh 11.183.281 3.354.399 2.835.832 2.808.885  
Direct Energy Consumption kWh 1.067.655.388 271.895.187 292.577.998 261.227.658  
Indirect Energy Consumption kWh 26.707.999 7.175.012 7.024.924 7.043.651  
E3|UNGC: P7, P8|GRI 302-1, 302-2|SDG: 12|SASB: General Issue / Energy Management            
             
Energy Intensity Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Energy per full-time equivalent (FTEe) employee kWh/FTEs 1.367.954 348.272 374.504 304.854  
E4|UNGC: P7, P8|GRI 302-3|SDG: 12|SASB: General Issue / Energy Management            
             
Energy Mix Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Fossil Fuel % 97,60% 97,4% 97,6% 97,4%  
Renewable Energy % 2,40% 2,6% 2,4% 2,6%  
E5|GRI 302-1|SDG: 7|SASB: General Issue / Energy Management            
             
Water Usage Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Total water consumption 262.285 64.899 56.565 56.165  
Cold water 69.470 7.064 7.671 7.736  
Hot water 192.815 57.834 48.894 48.429  
E6|GRI: 303-5|SDG: 6|SASB: General Issue / Water & Wastewater Management            
             
Waste Management Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Total waste generated kg 1.198.288 330.888 337.674,5 340.425  
  Of which sorted waste kg 876.658 260.644 276.225,5 263.943  
  Of which unsorted waste kg 321.630 61.497 61.449 76.482  
Recycled/recovery kg 272.938 106.776 110.863,5 104.983  
Landfill/disposal kg 925.350 224.112 226.811 235.442  
Percentage of sorted waste % 73,2% 78,8% 81,8% 78%  
Percentage of recycled waste % 22,8% 32,3% 32,8% 31%  
             
Waste Intensity Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Total waste per full-time equivalent (FTEe) employee kg/FTEs 1497,9 412,9 422,1 386,8  
             
Business Trips Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Emissions from business trips tCO₂e 85,2 6,2 3,8 12,3  
  Flights tCO₂e 85,2 6,2 3,8 12,3  
             
Primary energy source cars and trucks Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
  Methane litres 1.420 2.633 2.493,2 2.776,5  
  Petrol litres 31.242 7.575,9 6.050,4 8.080,4  
  Diesel oil litres 3.772.931 945.332,9 888.827,1 912.408,3  
  Methane kg 1.030 1.908,9 1.807,6 2.013  
  Petrol kg 23.431 5.681,9 4.537,8 6.060,3  
  Diesel oil kg 3.206.992 803.533 755.503,1 775.547  
             
Paper Management Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Total weight of printed papers kg 6.262 1.122,7 1.254,5 1.500,2  
Total amount of printed paper pages 1.248.402 223.819 250.107 299.073  
  of which color print pages 223.985 27.603 29.167 49.602  
  of which black/white print pages 1.024.417 196.216 220.940 249.471  
             
Carbon Taxes Unit 2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021  
Carbon tax, gas- and diesel oil ISK/litre 11,45 11,75 11,75 11,75  
Carbon tax, gasoline ISK/litre 10 10,25 10,25 10,25  
Carbon tax, fuel oil ISK/kg 14,1 14,45 14,45 14,45  
Carbon tax, crude oil, etc ISK/kg 12,55 12,85 12,85 12,85  
Total Carbon Tax (ESR) ISK 43.512.479,95 11.185.315,29 10.505.735,17 10.803.621