Unifeeder buys climate neutral towage service on the Thames

Using towage vessels on biofuel, Unifeeder aims to cut 90 percent of carbon emission when company ships make use of towage service on the River Thames. Svitzer is supplier of the carbon-reductive service.

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Going forward, Unifeeder will make use of Svitzer's carbon neutral towage service in relation to roughly 100 sails annually on the River Thames, the feeder carrier writes in an announcement.

Svitzer has converted its fleet of ten towage vessels on the Thames for hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which, according to the announcement, reduces emission from the tugs by approximately 90 percent.

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