The Port of Townsville in Queensland, Australia could become a hub for hydrogen exports to the Asian market following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (14th April).
The MoU, signed between Australian Energy company Origin and the Port of Townsville, aims to further develop a liquid hydrogen project which began back in 2018.
The 36,500Tpa liquid hydrogen export project, which Origin has been working with Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries on over the past 18 months, is regarded as one of the most advanced commercial-scale liquid green hydrogen projects in the world.
“The MoU signed today highlights North Queensland’s importance as a vital link in the supply chain needed for Queensland to become a major renewable hydrogen producer and supplier,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.
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