Wärtsilä CEO points to flexible technology as shipping's path to green transition

Uncertainty looms large for carriers who would like to get moving with the transition to sustainability, says Wärtsila's CEO in an interview with ShippingWatch. He points to multi-fuel engines as a possible broad solution for carriers.

Wärtsilä Chief Executive Officer Håkan Agnevall. | Photo: Wärtsilä

Flexibility in the engine room is the key to the green transition of shipping, projects Wärtsilä's CEO Håkan Agnevall in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Faced with mounting political and popular pressure to cut down on the pollution of the atmosphere and prevent climate change of catastrophic proportion, many carriers are at a loss, as they are unsure which green technology to invest in to get the green transition moving in practice.

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