Dead fish to power Norwegian cruise liners

Norway plans to use dead fish to produce liquefied biogas for running cruise ships. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Leftover dead fish from Norway's large fishing industry will be mixed with other organic waste to make a liquefied biogas.
  • The first biogas ship could be ready as soon as the end of next year.
  • Norway, which already has buses that run on biogas, has large fishing and forestry industries which produce vast amounts of organic waste.

Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten plans to use dead fish to power some of its ships, it said on Monday, as it seeks to reduce its pollution and climate change impact.

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