Carrier CEOs fear lack of green ship fuels: "We face an enormous challenge"

Chief executives of Danish carriers point to shortage of green fuel as the biggest challenge to shipping’s green transformation. The pace has to increase, says one top exec.

Anne H. Steffensen, CEO, Danish Shipping | Photo: Gorm Branderup/ Scanpix

Danish shipping companies are concerned there will be a shortage of climate-friendly fuels in the future, and highlight the problem as the biggest challenge for the green transformation of the shipping industry.

In a new survey among top executives at 25 Danish carriers, 64% state that availability of green ship fuel is the main single obstacle in the effort to lower shipping’s carbon emissions.

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