87% of seafarers say training needed for handling new fuels

A survey of over 500 seafarers found that nearly 87% said they would need training for new fuels such as ammonia, methanol and hydrogen.

The study entitled “The Future of Seafarers 2030: A Decade of Transformation” co-sponsored by DNV and Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) took the form of a literature review, expert consultations, and a survey of more than 500 seafarers operating dry bulk, container and tanker vessels. Over 70% of respondents had been in the industry over 11 years and two-thirds held the rank of officer.

The survey highlighted the need for training in handling alternative fuels for decarbonisation as well as digitalisation.

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