MSC’s biofuel switch wilts as Aponte firm is branded among top 10 polluters in the EU

Mediterranean Shipping Company’s announcement over the weekend that it is starting to use biofuel for ships calling at Rotterdam has been quickly overshadowed with a new report issued claiming the containerline has joined the list of the EU’s top 10 polluters.

After a number of trials, MSC stated on Saturday that it would start using biofuels with 30% blends for ships bunkering at Europe’s largest port, which it claimed would cut CO2 emissions for these vessels by 15 – 20%.

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