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Customers will pay higher price for Maersk's first carbon neutral ship

Maersk's first carbon neutral container ship, which will sail on green methanol, can make transport "significantly more expensive." But Maersk believes that there is a group of customers who are willing to pay the price, says the company's head of climate, Morten Bo Christiansen, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Morten Bo Christiansen is fairly new in the seat as responsible for Maersk's green transition. Previously, he was the company's head of strategy. | Photo: Maersk PR

With its goal of having the first carbon neutral container ship operational just two years from now, Maersk looks to accelerate the green transformation of shipping even further.

The plans have been launched even though Maersk still has yet to find a producer to supply the new fuel in the quantities needed.

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