Scandlines picks up millions in EU subsidies

Scandlines will reduce its CO2 emissions on the crossing between Rodby and Puttgarden, and this venture has now been awarded USD 8.6 million in EU subsidies.

EU has awarded Scandlines USD 8.6 million for its "Sustainable Traffic Machines - On the way to greener shipping" project, which is aimed at reducing the CO2 emissions from the company's ferries on crossings that include Rodby-Puttgarden.

The money comes from the EU Commission's TENT-T fund, Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency, and the funds will be used for a pilot project on the ferries Prinsesse Benedikte and Schleswig-Holstein.

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