LNG is a temporary solution for shipping, but there are no better alternatives until fully sustainable fuels enter the market, say Europe's largest port, Rotterdam, and Hapag-Lloyd, one of Europe's leading container carriers, after the World Bank took a critical stance on LNG as a transitional fuel for shipping in a report Friday.
In the report, the World Bank deems LNG a niche fuel that will have limited significance as a fuel for smaller ships and special vessels.
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