Kuehne+Nagel & Aker To Accelerate Green Container Shipping

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Aker Clean Hydrogen and Kuehne+Nagel are joining forces to decarbonize the maritime logistics sector by offering green container transport, reports Splash247.

The two companies envision the expansion of Kuehne+Nagel’s offer of green fuels such as hydrogen, ammonia and methanol.

Fossil-free shipping

Through this partnership, both companies want to help scale fossil-free shipping early on. While Aker Clean Hydrogen will secure access to green fuels, Kuehne+Nagel handles the booking of contracts for environmentally friendly containers in cooperation with their carrier partners.

Aker Clean Hydrogen and Kuehne+Nagel are already in discussions with container ship owners who share the ambition of fossil-free shipping and who want to convert to hydrogen, ammonia and methanol engines.

Avoiding carbon emissions

Through partnerships with these carriers, Kuehne+Nagel’s customers will in the future be able to purchase the appropriate amount of green fuels for their cargo via the Mass-Balance-Concept and instantly avoid CO2 emissions in their supply chains.

The Mass-Balance-Concept is crucial in the transition towards replacing fossil fuels with green fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia,” said Arne Faaberg, Managing Director of Kuehne+Nagel Norway.

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Source: Splash247

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