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Investigating the vessels used for CO2 shipping


With no real precedent to go by, the size of LCO2 vessels for projected European movements have been crystallising around the 20,000 cubic meters (cbm) mark.

But at Clarksons, we believe there could be other possibilities to consider.

Given that liquefied CO2 shipping is in its early stages, the sector remains very much non-standardized. Each project is unique, with a number of different sizes and types of vessels being suggested. There is, of course, a close connection between these two aspects. For example, when comparing low pressure and medium pressure solutions, there is a good understanding of the trade-offs between their capex and opex. We know that we must consider factors such as...

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