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Study presents new figures on LNG climate savings

A ship may decrease its emissions of greenhouse gases by up to 21 percent by switching from high-sulfur fuel oil to LNG, shows a new study commissioned by a group of companies with a financial interest in LNG.

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A vessel can lower its greenhouse gas emissions by between five and 21 percent depending on the engine type, concludes a new study investigating the potential of LNG as ship fuel.

The study was conducted by independent consultants, but was paid for by industry associations SEA\LNG and SGMF, both of which are working to promote the use of LNG.

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