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NYK line reveals decarbonisation plan in panel on alternative bunker fuels at SIBCON 2020

12 Oct 2020

At the virtual 21st Singapore International Bunkering Conference & Exhibition (SIBCON 2020) held from Tuesday (6 October) to Thursday (8 October), Japanese shipping firm NYK Line introduced its efforts to reduce vessel greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to zero in a panel discussion on the introduction of alternative marine fuels to reduce GHG emissions.

NYK noted that SIBCON 2020 is one of the world’s largest conferences on marine fuels. The event is hosted by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and is attended by international organizations, shipping industry groups, and related companies. 

According to the company, Toshi Nakamura, Senior General Manager of NYK’s Green Business Group, presented virtually on the third day of the event on the theme of “Alternative Fuels — Evaluating Options.”

During the presentation, Nakamura introduced NYK Group’s efforts to accelerate further efforts in applying ammonia and hydrogen as marine fuel, in addition to LNG as a bridging solution, it said.

The NYK Group notes it is making efforts to create a next-generation green business involving alternative marine fuels to realize decarbonation and the company’s basic philosophy of “Bringing value to life” and contributing to the betterment of societies.

Photo credit: NYK Group
Published: 12 October, 2020

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