Federal funding for alternative shipping technologies saves emissions and environmental costs
Three federal government funding guidelines for climate-friendly maritime systems result in a measurable contribution to climate, environmental and health protection.
BMDV funds the development of a powerful large-scale maritime fuel cell system
The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) is supporting the development of a powerful large-scale fuel cell system for maritime shipping with around 15.6 million euros in total. The innovative and climate-friendly technology will be tested in practice on board a cruise ship.
Synthetic methanol as a maritime fuel – major project begins in January 2023 in Bremerhaven
To develop synthetic methanol for shipping, 6.5 million euros are now available from the ‘Development of renewable fuels’ programme from the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV).
Funding to reduce shipping emissions: apply now!
With the newly issued BordstromTech-II guideline for the reduction of shipping emissions in sea and inland waterway ports, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) is extending supporting measures aimed at the market activation of alternative technologies for environmentally-friendly onboard electricity and mobile shoreside power supply of seagoing and inland waterway vessels.