Drewry points to LNG as plausible candidate for the future of shipping fuel

While others take a critical position on LNG as a fuel type, the analyst firm Drewry thinks liquefied natural gas can be a plausible choice for a more climate-friendly shipping industry.

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) appears to be one of the more prominent fuel types for the future of the shipping industry – at least according to analyst firm Drewry, which has looked at the fuel more closely in an analysis.

With only two years until global sulfur restrictions go into effect, carriers are weighing the advantages and disadvantages of various solutions such as scrubbers, low-sulfur oil and the use of LNG.

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