Negotiations on LNG as sustainable fuel at standstill

Although liquefied natural gas is ascribed a key role in the EU's plan for shipping's transition to green fuels, it is far from certain that it will achieve the necessary political backing. "At the moment, there is no common ground with regard to LNG," a source familiar with the process tells ShippingWatch.

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When it comes to the shipping industry's transition to sustainable fuels, there appears to be a long road ahead still. In fact, one of the potentially central fuels hasn't even appeared in the political negotiations yet.

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