The study, commissioned by industry organizations SEA-LNG and SGMF, was conducted by Sphera and peer-reviewed by a panel of independent academic experts.
It found that, in addition to the considerable air quality benefits it delivers, LNG could «beyond question» contribute significantly to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) GHG reduction targets.
between 14% to 23% for 2-stroke slow-speed engines
and between 6% to 14% for 4-stroke medium-speed engines compared with oil-fueled engines
Methane emissions from the supply chains as well as methane released during the onboard combustion process (methane slip) have been included in the analysis.