Hafnia's partner in US methanol plant appeals environmental rejection

The environmental authorities' rejection of a planned, large-scale methanol plant in the US, which has tanker carrier Hafnia as a co-investor, has now been appealed to a higher court, the company tells ShippingWatch. Upon completion, Hafnia will transport a third of production to Asia.

The investors behind a planned US methanol plant, including co-investor Hafnia, now appeal the environmental authorities' decision to not issue a permit.

NW Innovation Works, which is behind the planned methanol plant that is supposed to supply "climate friendly" methanol to Asia, tells ShippingWatch that the authorities' rejection will now be appealed to the Washington State Shorelines Hearings Board.

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