Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has concluded an agreement with Shin Kurushima Dockyard and Nihon Shipyard to build four car carriers, which will operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).
The 7,000-unit capacity vessels are anticipated to be delivered in a series starting in 2024.
The company stated that the LNG usage is expected to minimise CO₂ by about 25-30%, sulphur oxide (SOx) by 100%, and nitrogen oxide (NOx) by 85%.
In June 2021, MOL published a vision statement, dubbed MOL Group Environmental...