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Container ships could save large sums on CO2 if they improved voyage optimization

There are major reductions to be had in CO2 pollution and fuel bills if container ships’ sailing plans are optimized, shows a study by a ship database. One significant detail needs to fall into place, however.

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There may be large savings to be gained in fuel bills and thereby climate footprints if container ships improve their voyage optimization during sailings, concludes a study by ship database Marine Traffic.

The study was commissioned by the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050’s Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping.

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