The chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Andrew Tan has urged other ports to get up to speed with LNG bunkering. Speaking at the 3rd Busan International Port Conference (BIPC) in South Korea yesterday, Tan said Asia has great potential to offer LNG bunkering.
“While LNG bunkering is likely to take off for short sea voyages in its initial stages, MPA hopes to promote greater discussions and cooperation amongst global hub ports interested in providing LNG bunkering for short sea and ocean going vessels,” Tan said.
The MPA boss also urged IMO to continue to lead shipping’s green push.
“IMO must continue to perform the roles of facilitator and coordinator for global maritime standards and policies in ensuing sustainable maritime development,” Tan concluded.