Being the head of a leading classification society gives DNV group president Remi Eriksen an insider’s view of the race to decarbonise shipping through the use of new green fuels.

In an exclusive interview with TradeWinds, Eriksen outlined what he believes is the industry’s roadmap to meeting the International Maritime Organisation’s zero-carbon goals.

LNG has become the first fuel touted as the greener way forward, and although by no means the perfect solution, Eriksen said it still has a very important role to play despite other alternative fuels being better suited to the target.