Groundbreaking First H2-fuelled 2-stroke Engine Test Completed


Source: Mitsui E&S

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. 

The test was successful at 100% load operation, with particularly promising data regarding an absence of hydrogen leakage from the hydrogen gas supply equipment. The high-pressure hydrogen gas supply system used in the test was developed by Mitsui in 2023.

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