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LNG Propulsion: Shipping Steps on the Gas

Ship owners are increasingly turning to natural-gas-powered vessels, whether out of concern for the environment or for financial reasons. Abundant and stable in price, this fuel seems to be a viable alternative to oil. According to DNV GL, more than 1,000 vessels should be LNG-propelled by 2020, compared to around 70 today.

New LNG-compatible technologies are already on board, from fuel gas supply systems to insulation membranes and boil-off reliquefaction systems. Check out our infographics to learn more about them.
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