Stena Bulk is ready with green tanker prototype: Customers just need to get on board

Stena Bulk has a prototype ready that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 45 percent for a product tanker ship. Now CEO Eirk Hånell is looking for customers to support the new ship, he tells ShippingWatch.

Photo: PR / Stena Bulk

Stena Bulk has designed a prototype for a product and chemical tanker ship that can lower greenhouse has emissions by as much as 45 percent compared to a modern tanker ship.

The ship will be fitted with Flettner rotors, also know as modern sail technology, solar panels, so that wind and sun can be used to propel the ship, The engines will be able to sail on LNG as well as conventional low-sulfur fuel, while other alternative fuels could also come into play, says the shipping company.

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