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World's first liquid hydrogen carrier ship launches in Japan

Kawasaki Heavy's vessel will transport the next-generation fuel from Australia

The Suiso Frontier, the world's first liquid hydrogen carrier, is unveiled Wednesday at a port in Kobe, Japan. (Photo by Maho Obata)

TOKYO -- Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries debuted on Wednesday the world's first marine carrier that transports liquefied hydrogen, using technology that will vastly expand cargo capacity of the green energy source.

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