CMA CGM has ordered eight methanol dual-fuelled mid-sized boxships at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding. 

The deal for the 9,200 teu ships is estimated to be price a complete of $1bn 

Alphaliner statistics present that CMA CGM’s enormous 1.2m slot orderbook will see it overhaul Maersk to turn into the second largest liner within the coming years. 

CMA CGM and Maersk final week joined forces on a number of areas regarding decarbonisation.

The 2 corporations mentioned they may collectively analyse inexperienced fuels together with full lifecycle and associated greenhouse gases in addition to serving to to set the framework of mass manufacturing of inexperienced methane and inexperienced methanol.