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    Interest in ammonia engines ‘overwhelming’, says MAN

    2024-04-17T15:22:00Z

    The installation on board a bulk carrier of MAN’s ammonia-fuelled engine is testament to the ‘overwhelming’ interest in this alternative fuel

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    MAN passes dual-fuel engine milestones

    2024-04-15T12:40:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions is enjoying success with its dual-fuel engines running on greener fuels such as methanol and biofuel

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    Blowdown a new target for methane slip reductions

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    Engine makers have ongoing work underway to reduce methane slip, including tackling emissions from blowdown.

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    MAN ES UPDATES MID-RANGE ENGINES

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    Upgraded versions of two of its most versatile propulsion engine series have been developed by MAN Energy Solutions. The revisions to the S50 and S60 types entail a number of design and component changes and introduce further dual-fuel options into the company’s two-stroke portfolio.

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    Engine makers ready engines for the 4-stroke methanol market

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The solutions available for methanol engines and retrofit packages are growing, but there are still financial concerns about their viability.

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    Svitzer Targets Methanol-Fuelled MAN 175DF-M Engine for Tug Application

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on the development of a methanol-fuelled version of the MAN 175D engine. Designated 175DF-M (Dual Fuel-Methanol), the MoU targets the finalisation of a field-test agreement based on which a dual-fuel engine and plant equipment will be installed on board one of Svitzer’s newbuild tugs.

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    LNG-FUELLED PARCEL TANKERS FROM CHINA

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    Bolstering German-owned chemical tanker capacity, Hamburg-based John T.Essberger has invested in a series of 7,135dwt parcel carriers for the European short-sea trade.

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    ClassNK classifies first Neopanamax onboard CCS retrofit installation

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    ClassNK has issued a SCCS-Full class notation to EVER TOP, a Neopanamax container vessel owned by Taiwanese liner operator Evergreen. The notation signifies that the vessel is now equipped with an onboard CO2 capture and storage (CCS) system.

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    MAN 51/60DF Engine Passes 10 Million Operational Hours Milestone

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its MAN 51/60DF engine has passed the milestone of 10 million operational hours. The company states that, since its market entry, the dual-fuel engine has proved extremely popular with 310 engines currently in service – an increase of almost 100 units since 2022.

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    First MAN B&W G45 type with EGR bypass for Japanese licensee

    2024-03-19T16:05:54.253Z

    Accelleron has been chosen to supply turbochargers for Japanese engine builder Makita’s first small-bore two-stroke marine engine featuring exhaust gas recirculation (EGR). The step follows a successful matching test in which Accelleron’s A255-L turbocharger demonstrated high efficiency, supporting both low NOx emissions and overall fuel consumption on the Makita-built MAN B&W 6G45ME-C9.7-EGRBP engine. 

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    Hitachi Zosen to Supply N20 Reactor For First NH3-Fuelled Gas Carrier

    2024-03-07T12:39:00Z

    Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has announced that it will install a catalytic removal system for nitrous oxide (N2O) reactor developed by Hitachi Zosen on the 40,000 cbm ammonia-fuelled ammonia carrier that is scheduled to be completed in November 2026.

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    Groundbreaking First H2-fuelled 2-stroke Engine Test Completed

    2024-03-07T12:14:00Z

    Mitsui E&S Co., Ltd. has announced the successful first running of a large bore 2-stroke test engine on hydrogen at its Tamano Plant in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The company reports that the successful combustion was performed on one of the cylinders of a modified MAN B&W two-stroke 4S50ME-T type in October 2023.

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    Signing Ceremony Expands Dual-Fuel MeOH Agreement with CCS

    2024-03-05T17:18:00Z

    At an online ceremony on 27 February 2024, MAN Energy Solutions and China Classification Society (CCS) signed a sub-agreement in line with the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) the two parties previously agreed in September 2023 in Beijing. The SFA, on Decarbonisation and Digitalisation in the maritime industry, is scheduled to last for five years.

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    Enova to provide funding for Hoegh Autoliners NH3-fuelled PCTC pair

    2024-03-05T17:02:00Z

    Höegh Autoliners ASA has been awarded a NOK146 million (almost US$14m) grant from Enova towards the cost of enabling two of their Aurora class pure car and truck carriers to operate on ammonia as a fuel.

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    Wärtsilä introduces AFSS for NH3 fuelled vessels

    2024-02-27T16:18:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has launched an Ammonia Fuel Supply System (AFSS) for ships able to operate with ammonia fuel. The groundbreaking solution is available for both liquid and gaseous fuel.

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    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00Z

    A new breed of vehicle carrier introduced to the Volkswagen Group’s transatlantic trade has been designed to marry high productivity and two-way utilisation with corporate goals as to a much reduced carbon footprint.

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    CHANGE OF ROLE FOR TRIESTE ENGINE PLANT?

    2024-02-27T15:15:00Z

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) head Gianluigi Aponte is reported to have reached an agreement to acquire Wartsila’s extensive Trieste marine engine plant, according to local Italian sources. 

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    GAS HYBRID POWER FOR JAPANESE COASTAL BULKER

    2024-02-23T15:11:00Z

    A gas engine developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries is central to the hybrid propulsion system fitted in a Japanese limestone carrier due to be delivered next month. The purely gas-fuelled, L30KG reciprocating main engine will be complemented by a 2,847kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

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    WinGD and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding complete NH3 fuel supply system design

    2024-02-22T13:25:00Z

    WinGD and Japanese shipbuilder and technology developer Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have completed the initial design of an ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) for vessels powered by WinGD’s X‑DF‑A ammonia-fueled engines.

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    Japanese Pact Advances LPG Carrier Design

    2024-02-22T12:32:00Z

    Combining increased cargo volume with the ability to run on LPG fuel, the 230m Phoenix Harmonia gives first form to a new class of LPG/ammonia carrier at the top end of the capacity scale. As well as bolstering the fleet controlled by the Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) Group, the project has industrial significance as the outcome of technical collaboration between two Japanese shipbuilders.