Iron as fuel: a CO2-free alternative for shipping

Within the International Maritime Organization (IMO) context, the maritime sector is aiming for a fifty percent reduction of CO2 emissions in 2050 compared to 2008. On top of that, the EU has set its own “Green Deal” zero CO2 emissions targets for shipping by 2050. To boost the transition towards these targets, a feasibility study was carried out investigating a completely different alternative fuel, namely iron powder.

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