Port Of Antwerp-Bruges Launches The World’s First Methanol-Powered Tugboat

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Launches The World's First Methanol-Powered Tugboat
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The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has launched the world’s first-ever methanol-powered tugboat, the Methatug, as part of the objective to become climate-neutral by 2050.

Methanol is a clean fuel produced from renewable sources.

It has lower emissions and can be used in new vessels and retrofits.

The Methatug is part of the European FASTWATER scheme, funded by the Horizon 2020 mission.

This scheme aims to demonstrate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable fuel for...


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