MSC begins sailing on biofuels in Rotterdam

Container line MSC will from now on sail on a fuel blend consisting of 30 percent biofuels on ships calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. MSC sees biofuels as one of the solutions to the issue of how the shipping industry can reduce its emissions in the short term.

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The world's second-largest container line, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, now starts using biofuels on ships calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the liner company informs.

In future, the shipping line will sail on a fuel blend consisting of 30 percent biofuel. This happens after the company successfully completed trials using blends with up to 10 percent biofuel.

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