First NH3-fuelled X-DF-A engine to be delivered in Q1 2025


WinGD has stated that it is on track to deliver the first X-DF-A dual fuel engine capable of operating on ammonia by Q1 2025, and expects the first vessel powered by X-DF-A engines to enter service by 2026.

The company plans to begin engine tests on the unique, purpose built single-cylinder engine located at its Engine Research & Innovation Centre (ERIC) in Winterthur and a multi-cylinder test engine at WinGD’s Global Test Centre in Shanghai. The beginning of engine tests follows the successful conclusion of combustion tests at WinGD research facilities in December 2022.

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