It will take a major breakthrough on several fronts to get anywhere near what Maersk has proposed with its order for what is broadly deemed eight climate-neutral container vessels.
The ships, each of which will have a carrying capacity of 16,000 teu and will sail on green methanol, will require hitherto unseen volumes of renewable fuel – specifically, 360,000 tonnes of green methanol – to meet the goal of becoming climate neutral.
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