Shell: IMO regulations could launch serious takeoff for LNG

When the IMO presents its time frame for the sulfur emission requirements for marine fuel, it could give rise to LNG as a natural choice of fuel for the shipping industry. The potential is huge, Shell and Rolls-Royce tell ShippingWatch.

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Not only is the conventional part of the bunker industry waiting anxiously for the announcement from the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in a few weeks. The LNG sector also needs to know if the new sulfur requirements will enter into force in 2020 or 2025.

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