First methanol-powered vessel now on North Europe weekly service

On 18 May, a new feeder service started calling regularly at the Port of Gothenburg in Sweden with the world’s first container ship powered by green methanol, Laura Maersk, operating the service sailing between the Port of Gothenburg and Bremerhaven, Germany.

“Already today, many of the customers importing and exporting via Gothenburg have chosen lower-emission ocean transport enabled by green fuels* and thereby reduced the greenhouse gas footprint in their supply chain. With the arrival of...

https://container-news.com/first-methanol-powered-vessel-now-on-north-europe-weekly-service/

World’s first methanol-fuelled boxship arrives at Port of London

Laura Maersk, the world’s first methanol-fuelled container vessel, arrived at the port of London for its first call on 27 September, marking a significant milestone in the maritime industry’s journey toward decarbonisation.

This 2,100 TEUs feeder vessel will assist Maersk in meeting its long-term goal of gradually updating its whole fleet to operate purely on green fuels.

“We’re delighted that our port, and pilotage, were chosen for the maiden call of such an innovative, low-emissions container...

https://container-news.com/worlds-first-methanol-fuelled-boxship-arrives-at-port-of-london/

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