Maersk to introduce eight green ocean-going container vessels by 2024

Integrated container logistics firm AP Moller-Maersk has announced plans to introduce the first in a series of eight large ocean-going container ships that will run on carbon-neutral methanol in the first quarter of 2024.

With an average capacity of approximately 16,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), these ships will be constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

The agreement with HHI also comprises the option for four extra ships in 2025.

By replacing the company’s older vessels, the new...

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