Port of Rotterdam and steel giants to lead the way for green hydrogen as a replacement for coal

Port of Rotterdam and steel group Thyssenkrupp jointly investigate the possibility of building pipelines between Rotterdam and Germany to import green hydrogen as a replacement for coal.

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Europe's biggest port, Port of Rotterdam, joins forces with two leading steel manufacturers from Europe's steel manufacturing hub in Duisburg, Ruhr in Germany, to investigate the possibility of building new infrastructure for hydrogen.

Steel manufacturers Thyssenkrupp Steel and subsidiary Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann (HKM) aim to explore the possibility of replacing coal with hydrogen.

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