LNG: fuel of the future?
With less than two years before the sulphur cap comes into force, LNG is looking more plausible as the marine fuel of the 21st Century.China mulls trade war on propane
Every market would suffer if the US and China descend into a trade war, but the already weakened LPG sector will suffer more than most, prolonging the wait for a recovery.Yamal project to affect demand for conventional LNG carriers?
The opening of Arctic LNG route and the introduction of ice-breaker LNG carriers is set to affect shipments on conventional routes and reduce demand for conventional LNG carriers.
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