Ports in fresh push to move shipping to new fuels

Ports and terminals across Europe are embarking on various ways to reduce the maritime sector’s use of fossil fuels. As with other branches of the global economy, the maritime sector is facing increased regulatory pressure to reduce its use of hydrocarbon-based fossil fuels. For example, the Swedish Parliament has mandated that by 2030 the country’s transport sector must reduce its levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to a new figure 70% lower than was the case in 2010. But it’s not just legal demands that the sector is facing, with APM Terminals Gothenburg noting that customers too are increasingly calling for the use of cleaner fuels.

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