One large container ship would spend green energy corresponding to annual consumption of 139,000 households

How can shipping decarbonize if merely one container ship would claim an amount of sustainably produced energy corresponding to the annual consumption of Trondheim in Norway, a professor asks. Now, he presents a plan to the Research Council of Norway, which some might deem controversial.

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It sounds good when you say that the first ships sailing on sustainably produced methanol will launch within a couple of years, but realizing the project will be incredibly energy-demanding.

The same applies to the ships that are to sail on green ammonia, which will be a reality within the next few years. It will require colossal volumes of green energy to produce the ammonia sustainably.

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