Singapore will push shipping companies toward LNG

LNG is the only sustainable solution for the shipping industry here and now, says Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority, which is ready with an incentive program for shipowners to push them toward LNG-driven vessels.

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Authorities in Singapore will try to lure shipping companies to use LNG as fuel in the future in an attempt to reduce the city state's emissions, reports Reuters.

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority said last week that it is ready to introduce an incentive scheme for ships that want to install engines that run on alternative fuels that produce lower CO2 emissions, for instance LNG.

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