Technology group Wartsila is claiming to start the world’s first long term, full-scale testing of ammonia as a marine fuel in four-stroke combustion engine, along with partners Knutsen OAS Shipping, Repsol and Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre.
Japan’s Itochu Corporation and its electric services firm Itochu Enex, along with terminal operator Vopak Terminals, have come together to study the feasibility of developing infrastructure to support the use of ammonia as marine fuel in Singapore.
Alcohol, biomethane and ammonia are seen as the best bets for zero emission fuels for shipping according to a joint study by AP Moller – Maersk and Lloyds Register (LR).
Ammonia can be used as an alternative marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions from ships, according to a new research published by Netherlands-based ship design and engineering firm C-Job Naval Architects.The research is based on a new concept...
As shipping searches for future fuels to meet a low or zero carbon future a report commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund Europe has identified ammonia as possible substitute for fossil fuel.