ABS Releases White Paper on Sustainability of LNG as Marine Fuel

  • IMO plans to reduce average CO2 emissions per ‘transport work’ by at least 40 percent by 2030.
  • It aims to pursue a 70 percent reduction by 2050.
  • It has the ambition to reduce the total annual GHG emissions from shipping by at least 50% by 2050.
  • LNG is a relatively mature low-carbon fuel, comprised primarily of methane.
  • Its carbon to hydrogen (C/H) ratio offers a reduction in CO2 emissions of up to 20 percent.
  • This white paper summarizes the relevant vessel design and operational aspects with...


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