Pacific Basin wants carbon-free ship in operation by 2030

Green transformation demands in shipping make Pacific Basin partner up with Japanese industry groups on development of zero-emission dry bulk vessels.

Photo: Courtney Talak/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Dry bulk operator Pacific Basin wants to develop a carbon-free and commercially sustainable ship in collaboration with Japanese companies Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co., the carrier states in a press release.

The parties have signed a memorandum of understanding on development of a zero-emission vessel based on an expectation that the existing climate demands for shipping, decided by the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO), will be further tightened in the coming years.

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