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Three container carriers welcome demand from major customers: "2040 does not scare us"

South Korean HMM and European carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk are ready to take on the challenge from Amazon and Ikea, among others, to transition their fleets to clean energy by 2040. However, it remains difficult to settle on a specific fuel, notes HMM.

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Three of the world's leading container carriers take a positive stance towards the joint goal from an alliance of global companies, including Amazon and Ikea, to opt for sustainable ocean freight before 2040.

South Korean HMM, German Hapag-Lloyd and Danish Maersk are ready to take on the challenge presented by the alliance, which includes some of the carriers' biggest customers, to transition their fleets towards sustainable fuels within the coming 19 years.

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