Wärtsilä reports that the world’s first long term, full scale test of ammonia as fuel in a marine four-stroke engine is planned to start in the first quarter of next year. The
Ammonia as a marine fuel
Shipowners see ammonia and hydrogen as the most attractive fuel options for the long term, according to an ABS survey. Nearly 60 per cent of respondents said they viewed hydrogen and ammonia
Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia. The research will help the company to prepare for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As
Equinor has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore that will see the North Sea supply vessel Viking Energy modified to enable it to cover long distances powered by carbon-free ammonia fuel cells.
To meet IMO’s 2050 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction target, commercially viable deep-sea Zero-Emission Vessels (ZEVs) will need be in operation by 2030 —just ten years from now. In response, shipowner MISC
Ammonia can be safely and effectively applied as a marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions according to a new research paper by C-Job Naval Architects, the largest independent ship design and engineering
Ammonia is already being seen as having a lot of promise as a marine fuel that can help world shipping meet IMO’s target of a halving GHG emissions by 2050, As we