One year after taking delivery of its first ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fueled Aframax crude oil tanker, Russian shipping company PAO Sovcomflot revealed that using LNG as a primary fuel for these large-capacity tankers enabled a 30% reduction of CO2 emissions compared with similar vessels powered by HFO.
LNG fueled vessels
Brittany Ferries confirmed the names for its next two ships. The first one is Kerry, an one-year charter vessel that is expected to arrive in November 2019. The second one is Santoña, chosen for the company’s third E-Flexer class ship.
CMA CGM welcomed the adoption by the IMO, of the GHG Initial Strategy, aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 50% in 2050 in the maritime transport industry. The company announced that it has also set a new ambitious goal of improving its carbon efficiency by 30% between 2015 and 2025.
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