CMA CGM teams up for collaboration on bio-LNG production

French container line CMA CGM will collaborate with oil company Totalenergies and other partners to set up a large-scale production of biomethane at Port of Marseille.

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French oil and gas company TotalEnergies, waste company Everé, shipping line CMA CGM Group and Elengy, a subsidiary of Engie, join forces to explore the possibility of creating France's first production unit for liquid biomethane (bio-LNG), dedicated to the sustainable energy transition in shipping, informs TotalEnergies in an announcement.

The production will transform biodegradable household waste materials from the province of Marseille with the aim of reducing emissions from CMA CGM Group's vessels. In this way, a circular system will be created, using household waste to reduce local air pollution while lowering emissions in shipping.

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