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CMA CGM Container Carrier Powered By LNG Visits Port Of Genoa

CMA CGM container carrier powered by LNG visits port of Genoa

Source: CMA CGM
The CMA CGM Iguacu is the first container carrier powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to climb an Italian port by docking at the PSA Pra’ terminal – June 9, 2021 The use of LNG is a step forward in the direction of greater environmental sustainability of maritime traffic because it not only allows to eliminate the emissions of sulfur oxides and particulates, but also
to considerably reduce both the emissions of nitrogen oxides and anhydride. carbon dioxide (CO2, -30%) compared to navigation with traditional liquid fossil fuels. The CMA CGM Iguacu container ship is a “green” ship of the latest generation, with a tonnage of over 150 thousand tons (14,812 TEU) and more than 50 meters wide, equipped with a two-stroke main engine of the “Dual Fuel” type that allows it to be powered indifferently with LNG or liquid bio-fuels. Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale (AdSP – Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority)

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