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“K”LINE participates in the “Japan Hydrogen Association”

Kline is pleased to announce that they have participated in the “Japan Hydrogen Association” founded by and among numerous private companies who are aiming for the building and enhancement of the hydrogen society. The association will promote global cooperation in hydrogen-oriented activities as well as establishment of supply-chain of hydrogen.

In pursuit of the principle in their long-term guideline concerning environment, “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future, under which they have promised not only to reduce the emission of greenhouse gas (GHG) from their own fleet but also to encourage decarbonization of society, they are diligently working toward their goal to become a leading player to supply and transport new energy.

The hydrogen is expected to play a central role to solve global warming. Kline have decided to participate in the association because its initiative – implementation of hydrogen in the society and encouragement to develop hydrogen industry through collaboration with various stakeholders – is fully aligned with their principle to drive decarbonization of themselves and the society.

They will continue to devote their utmost effort to achieve environmentally low-loaded service to realize decarbonized society as their priority issue.

Planned activities of “Japan Hydrogen Association”

  1. Proposal and coordination of projects for the social implementation of hydrogen
  2. Consideration of fund, its launching, and basic administration and management.
  3. Policy proposal for the demand creation, and deregulation.
  4. International activities.
  5. Information gathering inside and outside Japan, analysis, and publicity.