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Climate Change

Nippon Yusen to order 12 LNG-fueled car transporters for $912m

Japan shipper is responding to automakers' aims to cut emissions in supply chains

Vehicle transporters that use traditional fossil fuels produce 25% more carbon emissions than LNG-fueled carriers. (Photo by H.aruga)

TOKYO -- Japan's maritime shipper Nippon Yusen will invest over 100 billion yen ($912 million) in 12 new vehicle transporters fueled by liquefied natural gas, as auto manufacturers seek to reduce carbon dioxide emission in their supply chains, Nikkei has learned.

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