- IMO has targeted to reducetotal GHG emissions by 50% and carbon emissions by 70% by 2050.
- Under IMO protocol new rules cannot enter into force until late 2022 at the earliest.
- A study shows that methane traps 86 times more heat in the atmosphere than CO2 over a 20- year time period.
- The use of LNG as a marine fuel led to a GHG reduction of 21% over the entire life cycle.
Ship owners have to contemplate their future plans after an inconclusive meeting last week at the IMO. The measures taken...