Haldor Topsoe: Shipping will face increased regulation

The shipping industry should expect to become subject to even tighter environmental regulations going forward, a development that could open the door to a highly lucrative market for catalyst manufacturer Haldor Topsoe, for instance in terms of particle emissions from ships.

The shipping industry only accounts for a small fraction of Haldor Topsoe's blooming revenue, but this fact could very well change within the next few years.

Last week Haldor Topsoe's new production unit in Frederikssund, Denmark, was inaugurated, and this could very well be the same location where the company will base its production of catalysts for ships once the market takes off in the years to come, Joakim Reimer Thøgersen, Vice President, R&D, at Haldor Topsoe, tells ShippingWatch.

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