Discussions on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the shipping industry will kick off next week at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. Tighter emissions standards in shipping could further boost the demand for LNG as a marine fuel.
The IMO, a UN agency responsible for regulating shipping, agreed a cap on sulphur emissions in October 2016 but delayed measures to cut GHGs. The shipping and aviation sectors were not covered under the Paris agreement in December 2015.
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