World’s First Hydrogen Cargo Vessel Set for Paris Debut

The world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen will occur on the Seine River, according to  Flagships, a European project.

Commercial operations will begin in  2021.

“The demand for more sustainable technologies in inland waterway transport is on the rise,” says Matthieu Blanc, director of CFT., in a statement. “As part of the Flagships project, we are happy to be leading the way on reducing emissions from transport and demonstrating the superior features of hydrogen fuel cells in waterborne applications.”