Report: many ships not suitable for new fuel conversion

The study noted that only around 15% (2,700) of tankers, bulkers and containerships, are outfitted with electronically controlled main engines that make them viable for conversion to alternative fuels.

Source: MOA

Operational and technical measures are the most viable route to emissions abatement for the existing fleet of tankers, bulkers and containerships as many of these are unsuitable for low-carbon fuel conversions, according to a study entitled Energy Transition in Shipping – Facts and Timeline.

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