New company Carbon Collectors launched


New company Carbon Collectors aims to store six million tonnes of CO2 per year in depleted North Sea oil & gas fields with ships by 2030.

Launched today by Fizzy Transition Ventures, Carbon Collectors has the ambition to collect six million tonnes of CO2 per year before 2030, from companies that cannot easily get rid of their CO2 in an acceptable way.

The CO2 will then be transported by ship to underground storage locations in the NorthSea. According to plan, the first ship could sail in 2023.

Shipyard Royal Niestern Sander and the shipping company Royal Wagenborg have been closely involved in the development of this concept by providing Carbon Collectors with substantive input when it comes to the design and possible exploitation of the vessel combinations.

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