The Shipping Corporation of India or in case of its disinvestment, its successor private entity will retrofit at least two ships to run on Green Hydrogen or other Green Hydrogen derived fuels by 2027 as part of India’s mission of clean energy transition and decarbonisation through use of Green Hydrogen or its derivatives such as Green Ammonia and Green Methanol as fuel for propulsion and other operations.
India’s oil and gas PSUs also currently charter about forty vessels for transport of petroleum products. In order to promote forays into Hydrogen powered shipping lines, these PSUs will be required to charter at least one ship each to be powered by Green Hydrogen or derived fuels by 2027. Thereafter, the companies will be required to add at least one ship powered by green hydrogen or its derivatives for each year of the mission.
Green Ammonia bunkers and refueling facilities will be set up at least at one port by 2025. Such facilities will be established at all major ports by 2035.
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