Rotterdam: LNG represents the future of shipping

15 days left until sulfur regulations: The Port of Rotterdam points to LNG as the future fuel for shipping, but more ports need to offer the fuel in order for this to happen, says the port.

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According to the Port of Rotterdam, LNG represents the future fuel for shipping, said Bas Hennissen, the port's vice-president of industry and bulk, at a recent seminar on LNG, reports Sustainable Shipping.

"We see LNG as the future for shipping, particularly, because of its environmental advantages compared with intermediate fuel oil (IFO)," he said.

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