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Rotterdam port looks for hydrogen imports

Port is working with German steel companies Thyssenkrupp Steel and HKM to evaluate opportunities to import the fuel and transport it to Duisburg

German steel companies Thyssenkrupp Steel and HKM are working with the Port of Rotterdam to evaluate opportunities to import hydrogen. The firms will simultaneously investigate the possibility of a hydrogen pipeline between Rotterdam and facilities operated by Thyssenkrupp and HKM in Duisburg. “Vast imports of hydrogen are necessary if Europe and Germany want to reduce CO₂ emissions and become climate-neutral by 2050, while maintaining its strong industrial backbone,” the firms say. 7-9pc – Steelmaking’s share of global emissions “The cooperation between Rotterdam as Europe’s largest port and Duisburg as Europe’s largest steel site can have a signalling effect to establish su



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