Idan Ofer's Eastern Pacific Shipping plans to use natural gas to make its fleet green

Eastern Pacific Shipping, owned by Israeli shipping magnate Idan Ofer, plans to use natural gas to propel its 34 dual fuel newbuilds. ShippingWatch interviews CEO Cyril Ducau about the company's three main climate components.

Eastern Pacific Shipping is owned by Israeli business man Idan Ofer. | Photo: Eastern Pacific Shipping

Major shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping, controlled by Israeli shipping magnate Idan Ofer, has a three-point climate plan, explains CEO Cyril Ducau in an interview with ShippingWatch after the company's announcement of a new large-scale partnership with MAN Energy Solutions.

Eastern Pacific Shipping's climate effort consists of three main points: efficient ship management, new technology and shift to alternative fuels, for which the company sees a clear split in terms of which fuels can go the distance.

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