Maersk exec considers green methanol supply a "fundamental challenge"

Biomethanol could be a transition fuel for Maerk's new vessels until the production of green methanol reaches a scale that enables it to satisfy the demand, said Maersk exec Berit Hinnemann at conference on decarbonizing shipping.

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A supply of green methanol sourced from renewable energy sources is the biggest challenge that Maersk is currently facing after betting on methanol-powered vessels.

Such was the statement from Berit Hinnemann, Head of Decarbonisation Business Development at Maersk, during a conference Tuesday called Decarbonizing Shipping hosted by EnergyWatch's sister media, ShippingWatch.

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