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New report: Shipping needs to get started on green fuels now

The shipping sector needs to speed up its developments if it wants to realize its CO2 targets. Availability in ports, volumes and price will be decisive for alternative, climate friendly fuels in shipping, projects DNV GL in new report.

"The shipping sector will have to accelerate the efforts to find and test the fuels of the future if we want to realize the climate targets in 2050 and then achieve carbon neutrality," says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL Maritime. | Photo: PR / DNV GL

"Waiting for the perfect answer is the enemy of good solutions. The shipping sector will have to accelerate the efforts to find and test the fuels of the future if we want to realize the climate targets in 2050 and then achieve carbon neutrality. On the short term, shipping should bet on gas-powered ships," says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of global consultant and classification firm DNV GL Maritime in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Waiting for the perfect answer is the enemy of good solutions"

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL

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