Over 300 companies and organizations join forces to help resolve a humanitarian crisis
Geneva, 26 January 2021 - Trafigura has joined forces with 300 companies and organizations to help resolve a humanitarian crisis on the world’s ocean. The Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change is a worldwide call to action to end the unpredicted crew change crisis caused by Covid-19.
More details on the Neptune Declaration that defines four main actions to facilitate crew changes and keep global supply chains functioning here.
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Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a range of raw materials (including oil and refined products and metals and minerals) to clients around the world and has recently established a power and renewables trading division.
The trading business is supported by industrial and financial assets, including a majority ownership of global zinc and lead producer Nyrstar which has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, Americas and Australia; a significant shareholding in global oil products storage and distribution company Puma Energy; global terminals, warehousing and logistics operator Impala Terminals; Trafigura's Mining Group; and Galena Asset Management.
With circa 850 shareholders, Trafigura is owned by its employees. Over 8,500 employees work in 48 countries around the world. Trafigura has achieved substantial growth over recent years, growing revenue from USD12 billion in 2003 to USD147 billion in 2020. The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.