DFDS postpones hydrogen ferry plan – banks on freight ships for green fuels instead

The technology available for carriers currently fits freight ships better than ferries, according to DFDS. The carrier thus expects to launch ’green’ freight vessels first and will soon choose which fuel to bank on, says top exec.

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Shipping company DFDS, which aims to have a ’green’ ship in operation by 2025 at the latest, is now leaning toward venturing on a freight ship for methanol or ammonia instead of a hydrogen ferry as previously announced.

Such is the statement by DFDS CEO Torben Carlsen in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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