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World Bank submits disputed LNG report to IMO negotiations

The World Bank is attempting to influence negotiations of shipping's green transition at MEPC, the IMO's environmental committee, with a report that criticizes and warns against the use of LNG as a ship fuel.

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With the submission of two reports, the World Bank is attempting to exert an influence on the negotiations concerning shipping's green transition at the MEPC, the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) environmental committee, next month.

The World Bank has submitted two reports to the MEPC on the use of liquefied natural gas, LNG, in shipping as well as on third world countries' opportunities to become producers of future green fuels.

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