The Port of Rotterdam, which competes with Singapore and the UAE’s Fujairah for the position of top bunkering hub, announced this week that it would offer LNG as a bunker fuel as of 1 July. Though there are many obstacles ahead, LNG’s star is rising in the global transport fuel slate.

Rotterdam, boosted by a €40mn EU grant, says it hopes to become a global LNG bunkering hub and that its move to offer LNG as a bunker fuel will boost the product’s position in the bunkering market. (CONTINUED - 889 WORDS)