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CIMAC releases two new white papers regarding greenhouse gas   

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CIMAC,  the global  association of  the  Internal  Combustion Engines  Industry,  has  just  published two new  CIMAC white papers  entitled  “White Paper  3:  Efficiencies  and Maturities  of  (Net)  Zero  Carbon Fuel  Pathways”  and “White Paper  4: Importance  of  a  Well-to-Wake  Approach.”  

In these white papers, CIMAC  reiterates  the  need  for  (net)  zero  or  zero  carbon  fuels  as  necessary  steps  to  achieve  the  required  GHG emission  reductions  in  maritime  shipping.  

While  the  two  white  papers  and  the  CIMAC  position  published  earlier  outline the bigger  picture of  the current  alternative fuels  debate in  maritime shipping,  White Paper  3 now  supports  the previous white papers  by  giving an overview  of  current  and projected maturities  and energy  efficiencies  of  the discussed technologies  and fuel  pathways.  

Subsequently,  White  Paper  4 builds  on White Paper  3 and asserts  why  a well-to-wake  perspective  is  essential  when  assessing  alternative  fuels  and  the  respective  policies  in  maritime  shipping. 

Both  white  papers  are  issued  by  the  Greenhouse  Gas  strategy  group  and are  available  on  the  CIMAC  website  through this link.  

About CIMAC 

CIMAC  is  the  leading  global  non-profit  Association  of  the  Internal  Combustion  Machinery  Industry,  consisting  of national  member  associations  and corporate members  in 27  countries  in  America,  Asia and Europe.  

CIMAC represents  the large engine  technology  sector.  This  includes  diesel  and gas  engines  which are used  for  power generation,  marine  propulsion,  and  locomotives.  Its  stakeholders  include  manufacturers,  researchers,  suppliers  and end-users.  Its  vision is to  promote large engine  technology  power  solutions  that  are  efficient,  reliable,  safe and sustainable  and  of  benefit  to  society,  in  pursuit  of  the  transition  to  a  low-carbon  future.