In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable practices in aviation, ENOC Group and Marubeni Corporation have solidified their alliance to spearhead the journey towards carbon neutrality. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed at the Dubai Airshow 2023, marks the initiation of a strategic plan to produce and distribute Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) across the Middle East and North Africa region. This collaborative effort, integral to ENOC’s ambitious target of providing SAF to all customers by 2030, represents a transformative step in reshaping the aviation industry while contributing to a decarbonized and circular economy. Fueled by cutting-edge technologies, the partnership signifies a milestone in the pursuit of a more sustainable and eco-friendly aviation sector, aligning with the UAE’s Energy Strategy 2050 and reinforcing ENOC’s commitment to a greener future for aviation.
Strategic Vision for Regional Impact: Marubeni
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO of ENOC, underscores the strategic significance of the collaboration, stating, “Through partnerships like this one, we intend to extend our reach beyond the UAE, contributing to the broader GCC region’s SAF ecosystem.” Atsushi Suzuki, President and CEO of Marubeni Middle-East & Africa Power Ltd., expresses optimism about the future of aviation, highlighting promising discussions with regional carriers serving Dubai Airport. The joint efforts of ENOC and Marubeni symbolize a pioneering initiative that aims to revolutionize aviation, ushering in a more sustainable era for a brighter, greener world.