Tag: <span>Ammonia</span>

BV publishes rules and guidelines on ammonia as a marine fuel
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BV publishes rules and guidelines on ammonia as a marine fuel

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released an Ammonia-Prepared notation and has developed a Rule Note for ammonia as a marine fuel to support shipowners, designers, shipyards, and charterers in advancing their journeys toward using ammonia and a zero carbon future. Ammonia-Prepared is applicable to newbuilds and certifies that a ship has been designed and constructed to...

Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia
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Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia

The Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub (LR) and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces in a new project to develop guidance around the safe use of ammonia as a fuel to support the shipping industry’s drive towards a decarbonised future. Industry partners involved in the project include A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total. Ammonia as a fuel...

Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine
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Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine

Trafigura Group, an independent commodity trading company, is co-sponsoring the development of MAN Energy Solutions ammonia-fuelled engine for maritime vessels. The fuel-flexible, two-stroke ammonia engine is expected to be commercially available for large-scale ocean-going ships by 2024, followed by a retrofit package to make existing maritime vessels capable of running on ammonia by 2025. “Shipping...

Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine
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Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine

MAN Energy Solutions has begun the ‘AmmoniaMot’ project. Initiated by MAN with partners from industry and research institutes, it aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual-fuel, medium-speed engine capable of running on diesel-fuel and ammonia. Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), and due to run for three...

Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine to build green ammonia facility
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Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine to build green ammonia facility

Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the purpose of building a green ammonia facility. The facility is planned to include a 100 megawatt SOEC electrolysis unit to produce green hydrogen to be converted into green ammonia. The plant is expected to be operational by 2024. Aquamarine is developing...

Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise
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Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s updated Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects uncovers emerging trends, sees a strong climb in the number of identified projects as well as increased activities in Asia. The uptake of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects is a fundamental component of the maritime industry’s transition to zero emission...

Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval
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Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval

Belgium-based shipping company Exmar has been awarded an Approval in Principle by Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 40,000 m3 Midsize Gas Carrier (MGC). This marks a significant milestone for the progression of alternative fuels in shipping. The Novel Technology Evaluation included an overall examination of fundamental aspects of the design and compliance...

EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel
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EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OCI N.V. (OCI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) to develop methanol and ammonia as marine fuels to aide in industry-wide decarbonisation and environmental preservation efforts. The partnership involves using select conventional vessels from EPS’ existing tanker fleet that use MAN engines to be...

Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project
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Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International (Yara) have joined an ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP). The duo join MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN), in the coalition known as The Castor Initiative.  Yara will work alongside MISC, LR, SHI and...

Singapore study to explore the potential for ammonia as a marine fuel
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Singapore study to explore the potential for ammonia as a marine fuel

ABS, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and the Ammonia Safety and Training Institute (ASTI) are collaborating on a study of the potential of ammonia for Singapore, exploring supply, bunkering, and safety challenges with the marine fuel. Titled Ammonia as a Marine Fuel in Singapore – Supply Chain, Bunker Safety, and Potential Issues, the joint study...

World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS
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World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS

An ABS-classed Suezmax tanker ordered by Avin International, the first vessel of a potential order of three vessels, is to be the first ammonia-fuel ready vessel in the world. The landmark 274-meter-long vessel is now under construction at New Times Shipbuilding (NTS), with options for two further vessels. Currently conventionally fueled, the vessel complies with...

Ammonia fuel cells for deep-sea shipping
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Ammonia fuel cells for deep-sea shipping

Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems. Now the ShipFC project, granted funding from EU’s Research and Innovation program Horizon 2020 under its Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), is aiming to secure a place for ammonia...