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BOG
boil-off-gas

CARB
California Air Resources Board

CO2
carbon dioxide

DWT
Deadweight tonnage

EC
European Commission

ECA
Emission Control Areas

EEDI
Energy Efficiency Design Index

EIA
Environmental Impact Assessment

EMSA
European Maritime Safety Agency

EPA
Environment Protection Agency

ESI
Environmental Ship Index

EU
European Union

DF
dual fuel

DMA
Danish Maritime Authority

GHG
greenhouse gas emissions

HFO
heavy fuel oil

IACS
International Association of Classification Societies

IAPH                 
International Association of Ports and Harbors

IGC Code        
International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk

IGF Code         
International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low Flashpoint Fuels

IMO                  
International Maritime Organisation

ISO                    
International Standardisation Organisation

LNG                   
liquefied natural gas

LSFO
low-sulphur fuel oil

MARPOL        
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships

MDO
marine diesel oil

MGO
marine gas oil

NECA
NOx Emission Control Area

NOx
nitrogen dioxide

OCIMF
International Oil Companies Marine Forum

RoRo
Roll-on Roll-off

SECA
SOx Emission Control Area

SGMF                        

Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel   

SEEMP
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan

SIGTTO
Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators

SOx
sulphur oxides

STCW
Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping

TEN-T
Trans-European Transport Networks

US
United States

WPCI
World Ports Climate Initiative