MOL to build wind-powered coal carrier
Japan’s leading shipping line, MOL, pens a deal with utility group Tohoku Electric for the sea transport of coal using a wind-powered vessel
The 99,000 dwt vessel, which will be propelled by the so-called Wind Challenger system, is expected to start operation in 2022. It is touted as slashing 5% to 8% of greenhouse gas emitted on major shipping routes
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