DNV: Steady increase in new orders for alternative fuel vessels

DNV has now released the April figures from its Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform. They show that a total of 23 new orders for alternative fueled vessels were registered in April 2024. The largest number of these (12) were for methanol fueled vessels, continuing to outperform orders for LNG-fueled vessels, new orders for seven of which were placed in April.

“Interestingly, all of the methanol orders come from the tanker segment, where the uptake of alternative fuels has been low up to...


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