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CMA CGM launches first bio-fueled service

French container line CMA CGM plans to launch a service running purely on biomethane in May. The service needs 12,000 tonnes of biomethane, which should be enough to operate two 1,400 teu vessels for one year, writes the group.

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CMA CGM is ready to launch a service operated by vessels solely powered by biofuel.

More specifically, the French container line will offer its customers an intra-European container route, set to consume 12,000 tonnes of biomethane a year to operate two 1,400 teu vessels, writes CMA CGM in a press release.

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