DNV GL: Shipping slow to embrace LNG

The shipping industry is slower at embracing LNG as fuel than expected, says classification company DNV G, pointing to new fast-growing trends for the industry.

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Natural gas has repeatedly been projected as having a highly influential impact on carriers going forward as one of several green fuels available for carriers will have to reduce their emissions of CO2, sulfur and other substances harmful to the environment.

So far, however, LNG developments have been much slower than expected, says classification company DNV GL, which has for many years pointed to LNG as a driving force behind the coming shift in the industry.

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