Measuring maritime emissions well-to-wake can drive development of renewables

The IMO’s 7th Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships, which takes place in a few weeks, includes a paper from the European Commission discussing whether maritime emissions should be measured from ‘tank-to-wake’ or from ‘well-to-wake’.

The EU argues that by taking into account emissions related to the production cycle of fuels, a well-to-wake approach could enable a more complete picture of the environmental performance of alternative fuels.

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