26 Feb '12, 6pm

New LNG Viking Cruise Ship Cuts Emissions

New LNG Viking Cruise Ship Cuts Emissions

Enough with percentages, though – in terms of real numbers, a ship like the Viking Grace uses about 60 tons of fuel PER DAY, and there are hundreds (if not thousands) of massive ships like the Viking Grace cruising around the Earth’s oceans every day. Cutting their emissions by 30%, then, is equivalent to the same ship burning about 20 FEWER tons of fuel each day. The Viking Grace is only the first step towards a greener fleet, of course, but Viking and AGA hope it’s it’s the first of many. “The cooperation between AGA and Viking Line means that the guidelines for the management of a new fuel will be developed. This paves the way for a new infrastructure for Swedish shipping where LNG is of great future importance,” says Michael Backman, CEO of Viking Line Abp.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2012/02/26/new-lng-viking-cruise-ship-cut...

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