Mr George Polychroniou, Executive Director Strategy and Business Development DEPA COMMERCIAL, and Project Manager of the European project Poseidon Med II, explains the reasons why the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel can lead marine transportation to a greener and more sustainable future, in a cost – efficient manner for ship-owners.
During the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, Mr. Panayiotis Mitrou, Global Gas Segment Manager, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore, shared his views on LNG as a fuel, towards 2050 compliance and beyond.
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In stark contrast to media reports claiming that the use of LNG as a marine fuel can reduce the industry’s CO2 emissions by 75%, Ian Adams, former CEO of IBIA, notes that LNG is not a panacea to reducing GHG emissions and its increasing use could be worse for the environment than burning heavy fuel oil.
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