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DFDS, Klaveness and Trafigura want EU to bet on ammonia and hydrogen

A series of shipping companies including DFDS and Klaveness, as well as commodity trader Trafigura, call on the EU to bet on ammonia and hydrogen as the marine fuels of the future. LNG and biofuels emit too much CO2, they say.

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In an open letter to the EU, a series of shipping companies and suppliers now call on the EU to directly support ammonia and hydrogen as the fuels of the future.

The co-signatories, counting shipping companies such as Denmark's DFDS, Belgium's CMB, Norway's Klaveness and major players such as Trafigura and Lloyd's Register, want the EU to, through the FuelEU Maritime initiative, stimulate investments in the development of those alternative fuels that are perceived to be the most promising in terms of the industry's efforts to reduce CO2 emissions.

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