CMA CGM and Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea have completed a trial shipment of goods using a vessel powered by bio-fuel.
On a recent voyage between Asia and North Europe, the 16,000 teu CMA CGM Alexander van Humboldt was powered by heavy fuel oil-equivalent bio-fuel oil (BFO), which is claimed to be “virtually SOx-free and delivers 80-90% well-to-propeller CO2 reduction versus fossil equivalents”.
The project was part of the multi-party GoodShipping Programme, …
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Source: The Loadstar