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2020 Event Schedule

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Addressing the Greenhouse Gas Challenge for the Cruise Industry


Oskar Levander  (Senior Vice President, Business Concepts, Kongsberg Maritime)

Location: Room 203/205

Date: Thursday, April 23

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Pass Type: VIP Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Conference Program

Vault Recording: TBD

  • The main environmental focus of the cruise industry is shifting towards de-carbonization to reduce the climate impact
  • Both reduction of the energy demand and efficiency improvements will be high on the agenda, but there must also be new cleaner fuels to meet the GHG emission reduction targets.
  • The industry is exploring alternative fuels with less carbon content, such as hydrogen, ammonia and synthetic methane. But which is the most promising alternative for cruise ships?
  • The total well-to-wake chain including fuel production must be considered when evaluating future fuels and not only the local emissions from the ship?
  • How will alternative fuels impact the ship design?
  • Batteries and hybrid solutions also offer a very important contribution to cleaner shipping