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Samskip places 2+2 order with Cochin for H2-fuel cell feeders


European container operator Samskip has awarded Cochin Shipyard a contract for 2 x container feeder vessels, with an option for a further 2 vessels. The container feeders will be equipped with a diesel-electric propulsion system, but are intended to be primarily powered by H2-fuelled fuel cells.