LONDON, December 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
With the ECA regulations on fossil fuel emissions coming into effect in 2015, the world of shipping has turned to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a greener, cleaner alternative to conventional diesel power. However most see the lack of LNG infrastructure as one of the most prominent barriers.
Oil & Gas IQ's special industry report, LNG Bunkering: Worldwide Trends 2013 and Beyond, based on a survey of ports, shipping operators and LNG providers, maps these current trends and challenges of LNG as a marine fuel worldwide.
Other insights into the upcoming transformation of the bunkering world provided from this detailed infographic include:
- Economic feasibility is seen as the second greatest challenge facing LNG Bunkering
- 42% of new build dry bulk carriers are expected to be LNG-fuelled in 2015
- Singapore, North West Europe and the Persian Gulf have the highest bunkering demand currently
- The Conventional - vs - Proposed LNG bunkering options of ports