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THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION

Ferry Services in Greece will Go up by up to 10 Percent

Greece's ferry companies are preparing to raise prices after a new requirement to use fuel with 7 times lower sulfur content for their ships (from 3.5% to 0.5%) entered into force on January 1st.

This is a regulation of the International Maritime Organization and is aimed at reducing air pollution.

LNG-powered ship fleet needs more infrastructure to expand

The number of new liquefied natural gas-powered vessels will almost double around the globe this year, as the deadline for slashing the sulfur content of bunker fuel is fast approaching, but their further increase to significant figures greatly depends on the improvement of infrastructure, a senior market monitoring official tells Kathimerini English Edition.