MAN Energy Solutions ready with methanol engines for the first feeder ships

MAN Energy Solutions has been working on a methanol engine for close to a decade. A ship from Maersk sailing on green methanol in 2023 will be the first of its kind, as the shipping companies prefer to replace diesel with gas, the company tells ShippingWatch.

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There is gree, there is blue, there is gray, and then there is brown.

These colors all describe methanol, but the new ship fuel is not just one but actually four types, decided by how, and how sustainably, it is produced.

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