Maersk plans to launch its first CO2 neutral ship in 2030

Maersk has set itself 11 years to design and build its first CO2 neutral container ship, which will join the company's commercial fleet. "We need to have the first one ready by 2030, otherwise we won't have time to replace the entire fleet."

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Maersk Group is honing in on 2030 as the year in which the first environmental and CO2 neutral container ship will join its fleet, says John Kornerup Bang, Maersk's Head of Sustainability Strategy & Chief Advisor for Climate Change.

At a presentation in Copenhagen on Thursday, he unveiled an 11-year road map for the journey to Maersk's first CO2 neutral ship, a key aspect of the company's strategy to meet its 2050 climate targets.

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