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LNG industry enthusiastic after IMO sulfur decision

The implementation of global sulfur requirements from 2020 is good news for the LNG industry, whose optimism is greater than ever about natural gas's role as an alternative to conventional marine fuel. There is enough LNG available, and now structural obstacles must be overcome, says association SEA/LNG.

Sovcomflot LNG tanker | Photo: Sovcomflot

The IMO decision to implement a global sulfur cap of 0.5 percent from 2020 came as particularly good news for the LNG industry.

The sector has for a long time struggled with low rates and few investments in the necessary infrastructure needed for liquefied natural gas (LNG) to really break through as marine fuel.

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