IMO decarbonisation study turns focus to alt fuels demand


Source: IMO

A joint study produced by Ricardo-AEA Ltd and DNV on behalf of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on the readiness and availability of low- and zero-carbon ship technology and marine fuels has concluded that existing commercial, technological and infrastructural barriers to maritime decarbonisation are surmountable.

The study was submitted to the IMO under its Future Fuels and Technology for Low- and Zero-Carbon Shipping Project (FFT Project), and has been submitted to the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80).

MEPC 80 is expected to consider proposals to increase the IMO’s decarbonisation objectives from 50% by 2050 towards full decarbonisation. 

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