Project investigates potential for halving CO2 emissions in Port of Antwerp by 2030


A project aiming to reduce the Port of Antwerp’s CO2 emissions has taken the next steps.

At the end of 2019 a consortium comprising Air Liquide, BASF, Borealis, ExxonMobil, INEOS, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp and Total joined forces to investigate the technical and economic feasibility of building carbon dioxide (CO2) infrastructure to support future carbon capture utilisation and Storage (CCUS) applications.

The project partners are aiming to keep CO2 out of the atmosphere and in doing so, make a significant contribution towards the climate objectives.

The project has the potential to reduce the CO2 emissions within the port (18.65 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017) by half between now and 2030.

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