Your Questions Answered: Salah Mahdy, Global Director of Renewable Hydrogen at Howden

Here Howden’s Salah Mahdy answers the questions H2 View’s readers wanted answered.

Will hydrogen power for maritime be bigger and better than LNG as a fuel?

According to the United Nations’ regulatory body for shipping, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the industry is responsible for almost 3% of the world’s total CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions. With current growth rates, this is forecast to reach 10% by 2050. Decarbonisation is therefore essential and the IMO has called for a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, on 2008 levels, in order to be consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement temperature goals.

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