NGO questions Maersk's carbon-neutral vessel

Maersk is betting on the wrong horse by choosing to use methanol to propel its new carbon-neutral vessel, says NGO Transport & Environment. According to their criticism, the fuel is neither green nor sustainable. "We evaluate all projects and future partners based on life-cycle analyses," says Maersk.

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The fact that A.P. Møller-Maersk plans to launch what the carrier calls the world's first carbon-neutral container vessels as soon as 2023 rather than 2030 as first planned, does not impress NGO Transport & Environment.

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