Norden wood pellet shipment for Enviva

Danish shipowner and operator Dampskibsselskabet DS Norden A/S has secured a contract of affreightment (CoA) to ship wood pellets across the Atlantic for charterers Enviva. Cophenhagen based shipowner and operator Norden has been in an expansion of its relationship with charterers Enviva. Currently, Enviva is world’s largest wood pellet producer and started wood pellet exports from Pascagoula. 2021 to 2026 contract of affreightment (CoA), shipowner Norden will transport between 1.3 – 1.5 million tons of wood pellets from the United States to Europe. shipowner and operator Dampskibsselskabet DS Norden A/S and Enviva has been dealing since 2012 and latest CoA  cemented their good relationship. Shipowner Norden is led by CEO Jan Rindbo. Dampskibsselskabet DS Norden A/S will carry wood pallets with supramax bulk carriers. CEO Jan Rindbo stated that collaboration with Enviva has enabled Norden to play a leading role in the fast-growing market for sustainable wood bioenergy, as an increasing number of electric power generating plants convert from coal to wood pellets in order to reduce their lifetime carbon emissions.

Previously, Norden signed a separate three-year contract of affreightment (CoA) with Enviva. Dampskibsselskabet DS Norden A/S will transport coal from Indonesia to Hong Kong for Enviva. Coal contract of affreightment (CoA) will cover the period from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022. Dampskibsselskabet DS Norden A/S will transport around 1.3 million tons of coal per year on panamax bulk carriers from Indonesia to Hong Kong for Enviva.