Maersk on new climate target: Can get to the finish line "if we challenge ourselves"

Supply of green methanol is the great unknown in Maersk's green plans, and methanol for new ships from 2024 will be a big test in the transition, says Maersk head to ShippingWatch. Green fuels will "definitely be more expensive."

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Close partnerships with methanol producers must lead the way for Maersk in order for the company to reach its ambition of becoming climate neutral by 2040. The first agreements with suppliers have to be made within the next few months.

So says Maersk's Head of Decarbonization Morten Bo Christiansen in an interview with ShippingWatch following Wednesday's announcement that the carrier aims to become climate neutral by 2040 and not 2050 as previously.

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