Maritime CCS should play a crucial role in curbing shipping’s CO2 emissions


Source: Wärtsilä

Maritime CCS is poised to play a crucial role in curbing shipping’s CO2 emissions, Sigurd Jenssen, Director, Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment explains to The Motorship.

In the pitched battle to decarbonise, there are few truly ‘quick win’ solutions. Alternative fuels will take years to be deployed at a scale and available worldwide. Clean technologies can chip away at the problem of vessel emissions in 10% chunks and require new vessel designs or extensive retrofit work. And measures like voyage optimisation identify efficiencies that, while critical, will not enable us to meet the IMO’s targets on their own.

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