Ship hybrid conversion needs to start now to meet targets

THE shipping industry has some lofty goals to achieve to meet the International Maritime Organisation targets, but the long shelf life of ships means conversion from heavy to LNG or hybrid-based fuels needs to start now, Wartsila boss Sanjay Verma told the Australasian Oil and Gas conference this morning.

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One fuel source not the answer

 
Verma, who is also the development director of LNG Hybrid and Solutions, said the industry was still figuring out what fuels to use to meet the IMO 2030 targets to reduce CO2 intensity from