Shipowners and operators of LNG carriers and LNG dual-fuel tonnage will increasingly need to consider the methane emissions of their vessels as new regulations come in.

Methane emissions
  • Methane accounts for just over 17% of greenhouse gases.
  • It is a shortlived greenhouse gas, with an average lifetime in the atmosphere of around 12 years, but it is more potent than CO2, albeit over that shorter time frame.