No laughing (gas) matter: Schneiter targets zero N2O in new X-DFA


Source: WinGD

WinGD’s programme to develop dual-fuel two-stroke engines capable of operating on ammonia and methanol is advancing apace, Dominik Schneiter, WinGD’s Vice President R&D, tells The Motorship.

In an exclusive interview with The Motorship in April, Dominik Schneiter provided a broad overview of the progress of WinGD’s methanol and ammonia engine development programmes, both of which expect to deliver their first engines for shop tests around June 2025.

Schneiter also explained that WinGD was expected to almost eliminate fugitive nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from its new X-DF-A ammonia dual-fuel engine without the need for an aftertreatment system.

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