India Seeks Global Collaborations To Explore New Tech

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Methanol and ammonia are considered as cleaner alternatives to conventional maritime fuels. Green ammonia and methanol, produced from low-carbon sources, help in reducing carbon emissions.

Hydrogen Centres in India

India is setting up hydrogen centres at Kandla, Paradip and Tuticorin ports. Land at Kandla has been awarded to Reliance, L&T and Welspun Groups for setting up hydrogen centres.

“We have to continue working on green fuel. At this stage it may be commercially not very attractive, but we have to optimise and improve the solutions to make it commercially viable,” Kumar told PTI.

Industry key players

Most of the industry key players are here and it is the right time to work out collaborations and partnerships, he said.

He suggested ship engine manufacturers, ship owners and operators get together to find solutions to replace conventional fuels with green fuels.

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Source : Economictimes