CMB: ‘Hydrogen is clearly the most promising solution for shipping emissions’

Last week Splash described Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) as “shipping’s hydrogen leader”. Today, we get the chance to speak with the man leading this new fuel charge, Alex Saverys, CEO of the Antwerp-based shipping line – the latest generation to take the helm at one of Europe’s best known shipping brands.

Already owning the world’s first sea-going hydrogen-fuelled ship, 124-year-old CMB last week made a series of announcements that firmly push the company towards a hydrogen-based future, investing in engine makers, building a dual-fuel hydrogen powered ferry as well as winning a first order for its design of a hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel.

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