Andreas Enger further strengthens his management team
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mirjam Peters will take on a new role as Chief Customer Sustainability Officer in Höegh Autoliners from 1 May 2024. Mirjam will be part of the Executive leadership team and will be based in our office in Germany.
Mirjam’s experience and passion for sustainability will provide an additional avenue for value creation for our customers. Mirjam comes from Continental AG in the automotive supplier business and has held various positions within technology development, R&D and more recently focussing on the development and execution of their global sustainability strategy.
Comment from Andreas Enger, CEO Höegh Autoliners:
“I am proud of the leadership position we have taken around providing tangible low and zero carbon solutions to our customers. Mirjam’s appointment shows our continued commitment to take action to support our customers' decarbonisation journey and driving meaningful change in our industry,"
“She is a sharp thinker and inspiring leader with a good understanding of the challenges and impact that this role brings with the ambitions we and our customers have regarding our path to zero.”
Mirjam Peters says the following about her new role as Chief of Sustainability at Höegh Autoliners:
“I am very excited to join Höegh Autoliners, a company that has already demonstrated how they will positively contribute to the transition to sustainable shipping. I am looking forward to partnering with the management team, colleagues globally, our customers and across the industry to tackle the challenges that we face together and seize the opportunities that create the biggest impact.”
Read more about Höegh Autoliners’ leadership team here: https://investors.hoeghautoliners.com/investors/governance/management/default.aspx
Bio Mirjam Peters
Mirjam is a studied natural scientist, with emphasis on sustainability research ever since. After her PhD graduation she started her career at Continental AG in the automotive supplier business. She was holding several positions in the Tire Sector including international assignments in South Africa and China in technology development, R&D and OE. In her last position in Continental AG, she was responsible for the development and execution of the global sustainability strategy of the Industry Sector, reporting to the COO and CEO.
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16 February 2024
Together towards the Olympics – and beyond
It is a pleasure to announce that Höegh Autoliners will be sponsoring the Norwegian Rowing Federation. We will be supporting the athletes and the federation towards the Olympics and Paralympics in Paris this coming summer and will be onboard after the Games in France towards the 2028 Olympics.
17 January 2024
Höegh Autoliners signs new contract with major East Asian car producer
Höegh Autoliners ASA has signed a new contract with a major East Asian car producer for the transport of cars, mainly electronic vehicles (EVs), from Asia to Europe. The contract is valid for shipments until the end of 2028.
04 January 2024
A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER - My life on Höegh Trooper Week 4
Seafarers sure know how to throw a party! From very early in the morning on December 24 everyone was busy preparing sumptuos amounts of food and decorating the messroom. There was glitter, there were balloons, and there was even a photo booth, adorned with the logo of Höegh Trooper, so that everyone could have a postcard-like photo to send to family and friends. The ambience was merry and filled with laughter, even if the Christmas season without doubt is the hardest time of the year for the crew to be away from their loved ones.
22 December 2023
A TROUBLED HEART- My life on Höegh Trooper Week 3
The engine is the steaming hot heart of the ship. After each brief visit to the engine room, I urgently need a cold shower, but the engineers seem unaffected by the heat: – It’s only 38 degrees today, says Harris, the second engineer. – In the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, the temperature can surpass 50 degrees. At times, it’s only possible to work at night. Harris has worked in engine rooms for 13 years and still feels he’s learning something new every day. – When we reach Singapore, we’re replacing a staybolt, for instance. It has been broken since Belgium. I’ve never replaced a staybolt before.