The purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of the world commercial fleet. The analysis is based on the Lloyds-Fairplay world ship database for 2007 and produces various emissions statistics of the following major ship types: bulk carriers, crude oil tankers, container vessels, product/chemical carriers, LNG carriers, LPG carriers, reefer vessels, Ro-Ro vessels and general cargo ships. A separate analysis is carried out for small vessels under 400 GRT and for passenger vessels. The main outputs from this analysis for each ship type-size bracket are the emitted grams of CO2 per tonne-km and an estimate of the total CO2 produced in a year. The methodology for estimating these statistics is described, and a comparison with other studies is made.
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Psaraftis, H.N., Kontovas, C.A. CO2 emission statistics for the world commercial fleet. WMU J Marit Affairs 8, 1–25 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03195150
- Ship CO2 Emissions
- Ship Air Pollution
- Modelling of Ship Fuel Consumption and Emissions
- Greenhouse Gases and Shipping