Maersk takes delivery of first methanol-fuelled boxship


Source: Maersk

Maersk has taken delivery of the company’s first container vessel capable of operating on methanol. The 2,100 teu vessel, which has yet to be named, was handed over by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and Hyundai Heavy Industries on 10 July.

The vessel is the first container vessel to be fuelled by methanol, and is expected to be the first methanol-powered vessel to be fuelled by green methanol in the world. The vessel features a MAN B&W 6G50ME-LGIM (-Liquid Gas Injection Methanol) type main mover, built by MAN licensee HHI-EMD.

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