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PM Modi Launches India’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Ferry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated India’s inaugural hydrogen fuel cell ferry, a product of indigenous development and construction built by Cochin Shipyard. Participating from Thoothukudi, he launched the inland waterway vessel, which is part of the Harit Nauka initiative—a pilot project aimed at showcasing the technology for the maritime sector.

Driving India’s Green Maritime Revolution: Cochin Shipyard’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Ferry

  • Cochin Shipyard pioneers India’s first hydrogen fuel cell ferry, showcasing green technology for maritime use.
  • Zero-emission, noise-free, and energy-efficient, it combats global warming.
  • Inauguration ignites the use of hydrogen in marine sectors, aligning with India’s green mission.
  • Embracing green hydrogen furthers India’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2070.
  • Early adoption offers India a global edge in green energy leadership.

Key Takeaways For Competitive Exams

  • Chairman and MD of Cochin Shipyard: Madhu S. Nair


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