Shipping giant Maersk spends £1bn on ‘carbon neutral’ container ships

Shipping giant Maersk spends £1bn on ‘carbon neutral’ container ships

Eight new vessels able to run on methanol fuel could help save more than 1m tonnes of carbon emissions a year

The world’s biggest shipping company is investing $1.4bn (£1bn) to speed up its switch to carbon neutral operations, ordering eight container vessels that can be fuelled by traditional bunker fuel and methanol.

The Danish shipping business Maersk said the investment in new vessels would help to ship goods from companies including H&M Group and Unilever, while saving more than 1m tonnes of carbon emissions a year by replacing older fossil fuel-driven ships.

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