The world’s largest shipping business, Moller-Maersk, plans to have the first carbon-neutral container ship on the water by 2023, seven years ahead of its schedule, a win for an industry that is notoriously difficult to decarbonise. 

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Morten Bo Christiansen, Maersk’s head of decarbonisation, told the Financial Times, “It’s an important step. It’s the vessel that will show the world it can be done, it’s the vessel that will kickstart a market for these fuels . . . Our customers expect us to solve this for them.”

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