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Podcast - In Focus: Methanol as a green fuel for shipping

In this latest In Focus episode of the Seatrade Maritime Podcast we talk to Chris Chatterton, Chief Operating Officer of the Methanol Institute, about why methanol is suitable as a green fuel for shipping and the challenges faced in its adoption.

In a conversation with Seatrade Maritime News Editor Marcus Hand the episode covers the experience of the first methanol fuelled vessels on the water.

The listener will learn from Chris what is driving the current growth in interest in methanol from major shipowners.

The discussion covers the suitability of methanol as fuel for both newbuildings and conversions of existing vessels to dual-fuel.

Marcus quizzes Chris on safety and crew training requirements for using methanol as fuel.

The episode also addresses the all-important issue it comes to decarbonisation of availability of blue and green methanol as a fuel for ships.

To find out what you need to know about methanol as green fuel for ships listen to the episode now in the player above or the app of your choice

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