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Norwegian giants to launch "carbon-free" dry bulk ship in two years

Within a few weeks, a shipping company and a fuel supplier will be tapped for a project that is planned to build and deliver the first carbon-free dry bulk ship in the world. The goal is for the ship to hit the water in 2023. Equinor, Yara and Wilhelmsen want to participate.

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Well-known names such as Equinor, Yara and Wilhelmsen are fighting for the opportunity to develop what could become the world's first carbon-free dry bulk vessel.

Before the end of February, a shipping company and a fuel supplier will need to have been selected, so that the project can progress to the next stage, and three major Norwegian companies have made their bids.

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