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Woodside and Australian miners gear up for IMO 2020

Global emissions limits for shipping under IMO 2020 rules are a growth opportunity for the Aussie LNG market and a rising imperative for the country’s iron ore and coking coal exporters Global emissions limits for shipping under IMO 2020 rules are a growth opportunity for the Aussie LNG market and a rising imperative for the country’s iron ore and coking coal exporters.
By Sally Bogle 6 days ago Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand 0 34759
An iron ore carrier leaving Port Hedland, Western Australia. (PA)

The key issue: Local LNG producer Woodside and Western Australia’s mining sector are getting ready for the introduction of new global limits on the sulphur content of marine fuels from 1 January 2020.

Interfax analysis: A fully fledged LNG-fuelled shipping sector in Australia is still some way off, but there are signs companies are preparing for the new emissions standards being introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on 1 January 2020, which will limit the sulphur content of marine fuels...