Growing demand for LNG as a fuel for ships has led two of Europe’s largest ports, Rotterdam and Gothenburg, to team up to develop their LNG bunkering infrastructure.
Stricter environmental regulations relating to sulphur content in shipping fuel are due to come into force at the beginning of 2015, which could make LNG an attractive alternative to traditional maritime fuel oil.
“The aim is to have infrastructure for LNG bunkering available once the sulphur regulations come into effect,” confirmed the two ports in a joint statement released...
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