Project aims to develop low carbon ship for Pacific region

The University of the South Pacific (USP) in Fiji and the China Navigation Company (CNCo), parent of Swire Shipping and Swire Bulk, have launched Project Cerulean, which aims to develop a new generation of low carbon ships for the Pacific region.

Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed yesterday, Project Cerulean aims to eventually develop a new class of small cargo freighter that, once proven to be commercially viable to operate, can be scaled up in numbers to provide a cost-effective solution for currently marginalized communities in the Pacific Island Communities and Territories (PICT).

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