As the more stringent rules on NOx emissions in Emission Control Areas are due to kick in for sub-500gt vessels on 1st January 2021, propulsion has been a word on everyone’s lips.

The regulation could potentially have a huge impact on vessels where space is already compromised, as builders will be expected to modify their designs.

The Superyacht Group, in partnership with MTU has engaged with a variety of sectors in the industry to see how this dramatic change could affect the new build market.

In our Special Report we also investigate an often-overlooked issue – the increasing power demands of large vessels and the pressure this puts on shoreside infrastructure as well as the regional economies whose power grids are placed under pressure during peak season.

The Superyacht Propulsion Report is available now.

Profile links

MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH

During the COVID-19 Crisis as a good will gesture, while many people are at home, in port, on board or working remotely, we are allowing our loyal and expert audience, complete and complimentary access to our SuperyachtNews Premium Content and unlimited access to our digital library of The Superyacht Report - issues 175-200. Click here to sign up now.