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Methanol being tested as marine fuel in Asia

A university and an institute are conducting a project testing the environmentally sound fuel methanol in Singapore. According to the partners, this is the first trial of its kind in Asia.

Stena Line is one of the carriers already using methanol as a fuel.

Several shipping companies, including Stena, already use methanol as a fuel on board vessels, and now the environmentally sound fuel is also being tested in Asia.

A project at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore is launching a trial using methanol as marine fuel. The project is backed by The Methanol Institute (MI), and according to the partners, this is the first time methanol is being evaluated as a marine fuel in Asia.

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