UK Government backs liquid hydrogen multi-fuel station for hydrogen and electric ships

The UK Government is funding a consortium to deliver the ‘world’s first’ zero-emission multi-fuel station (ZEMFS) for hydrogen and electric ships.

Hoped to be operation by March 2025 at the Port of Tyne, UK, the novel station plans to use liquid hydrogen as a basis for three fuelling options to power small crafts: liquid hydrogen, compressed gaseous hydrogen, and electric charging.

H2 View understands, the pilot project will focus on developing a solution to fuel vessels under 24 metres, however, the consortium has said the ZEMFS is “fully scalable” to fuel any size vessel and is adaptable to any port.

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