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umwelt-plakette.de en 2018-07-05

News on environmental zones and air pollution

Natural gas for ships

Hamburg has a permanent problem with air pollution, which is not due to road traffic but to the ships lying in the port. They usually generate their own electricity with diesel generators instead of using the electricity connection. Now, more ships are to be built that work with natural gas. This causes much less dirt and could be a solution for the Port of Hamburg.