This technical document studies black carbon emissions from the international commercial shipping industry. As ships emit more particulate matter and black carbon per unit of fuel consumed than other fossil fuel combustion sources due to the quality of fuel used, it introduces measurement and data availability, in order to provide abatement options.

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Organization: IMO

Theme: Science

Topics: Transport, Technology, COP23 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English