Steam Packet: Reduced services ‘the way forward’ for cutting carbon output

Monday, 25 March 2024 17:00

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The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company believes reducing its services would be ‘the way forward’ for cutting carbon output.

However, it acknowledges that’s only a short-term proposition, and there are alternatives.

Managing Director Brian Thomson says modifying the vessel itself, reducing its services, or using low-carbon fuel are the only ways to minimise the company’s carbon emissions.

But he doesn’t think the latter will be on the horizon any time soon:

Manx Radio: Isle of Man News