Maersk and Shanghai International Port to Explore Methanol Bunkering

Maersk is looking to build partnerships for the infrastructure required to fuel its methanol-powered fleet

Maersk continues to lead the shipping industry pioneering for the development of the infrastructure needed to support the transition to methanol as the preferred alternative fuel. The shipping giant has forged multiple producer relationships to form a global supply network and is now also working with port and terminal operators to form the infrastructure.

The first of the methanol-fueled vessels is due for delivery in 2024, a year after the company will introduce the first smaller methanol-fueled feeder ship in the Baltic. By the end of 2025, Maersk plans to have all the larger ocean-going vessels but since they first ordered the ships they have discussed the challenges of supply for methanol and the requirements to develop the infrastructure.

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Maersk and Shanghai International Port to Explore Methanol Bunkering (maritime-executive.com)



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