BW LPG, the world’s leading owner and operator of LPG carriers, is one of a growing number of shipowners using just-in-time arrivals to help meet their Carbon Intensity Indicator requirements.

The benefits are clear; a 2018 study by class society DNV GL found that a ship spends 37%-54% of its time — and 15% of its fuel — in berth or at anchor.

Analysis of global AIS data by MarineTraffic shows that vessels, on average and depending on the ship type, spend up to 9% of their time waiting at an anchorage.