Ammonia – Page 2

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    JERA begins world-first NH3 co-firing demonstration at Japanese thermal plant


    JERA Co., Inc. (“JERA”) and IHI Corporation (IHI) have announced the beginning of the world’s first demonstration testing of ammonia substitution at a large-scale commercial coal-fired thermal power plant. The test involves the first application of fuel ammonia substitution at large volume (up to 20% of heating value).

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    Norwegian approval for ammonia bunkering barge


    The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection has given the go-ahead for an ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway.

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    Future-Proofing Vessels Through Fuel Flexibility


    Mikael Wideskog, Director for Sustainable Fuels & Decarbonisation - Wärtsilä Marine, shares his thoughts on how shipowners and operators can hedge their bets on future fuels by building flexibility into their fuelling strategies.

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    Policy action key to delivering alternative and conventional fuel cost parity by 2035: Wärtsilä


    Sustainable shipping fuels could reach cost parity with fossil fuels as early as 2035 with the help of decisive emissions policy such as carbon taxes and emissions limits, according to a new report launched today by Wärtsilä.

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    Safety and supply crucial for the widespread adoption of ammonia as a marine fuel: LR


    A new Lloyd’s Register report has highlighted the need for industry-wide understanding of the operational and safety challenges surrounding the use of ammonia as a marine fuel, for its adoption as part of the maritime energy transition.

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    Largest MAN ES SCR for Mitsui E&S


    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the production of a 3.9m diameter Cluster 5 Double Layer SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) catalytic converter for MITSUI E&S Co., Ltd. The SCR unit - the largest the company has ever built - comes ammonia-ready. 


    Design Approval for CFRP Hybrid Support for Independent Tanks


    A newly developed hybrid support structure for independent tanks on board Liquefied Gas Carriers has been awarded Design Approval by Lloyd’s Register (LR), DNV, and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). The solution, which was developed by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, under HD Hyundai Group, is the world’s first application to the independent tank of liquefied gas carriers. 

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    Singapore and Australia advance Green Corridor plans


    A new green shipping corridor is set to be established between Singapore and Australia, following the agreement of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two nations on 5 March.

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


    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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    Valencia’s ammonia bunker fuel study


    Fundación Valenciaport is working on a study on the safety of ammonia, which proposes to lay the foundations for its use as a fuel for ships.

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


    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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    Supporting Shipping’s Decarbonisation Towards a Carbon-Free Future


    Dr Olivier Denizart, Technical Manager at Lubmarine shares some of the key findings on Lubmarine’s latest R&D projects on future fuels including experiments on an Ammonia-fuelled engine that it has modified.

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    Wärtsilä introduces AFSS for NH3 fuelled vessels


    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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    Norway’s Vestland Evaluating Hydrogen Value Chain


    Ocean Hyway Cluster and partners are exploring the potential for retrofitting PSVs for hydrogen or ammonia fuel, including what value a local industry could create for Vestland in western Norway.

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    NOCC orders dual-fuel PCTC pair


    Norwegian Car Carrier A/S (NOCC) has confirmed that it has entered into an agreement with CIMC Raffles Shipyard for a pair of dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) newbuildings.

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    WinGD and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding complete NH3 fuel supply system design


    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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    CMB.TECH confirms order for NH3-fuelled container feeder


    CMB.TECH announced that it had placed an order for an ammonia-fuelled container vessel with Chinese shipyard Qingdao Yangfen Shipbuilding on 16 February. 

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    Wärtsilä NH3 FSS order for EXMAR gas carriers


    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has announced that it will deliver the fuel supply system for two new gas carriers that will operate with ammonia fuel. The EXMAR LPG medium-size gas carriers will be the first oceangoing vessels to be propelled by dual-fuel engines capable of operating with ammonia.

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    EU Backs efuels Retrofit for Bulker


    A bulk carrier is to be converted to run on next-generation fuels under an EU-sponsored initiative aimed at accelerating international shipping’s decarbonisation. The EUR17m ($18.2m) GAMMA collaborative project, named in reference to usage of ‘green’ ammonia and (bio)methanol, will see a 62,000dwt Ultramax bulker retrofitted with new technologies.

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    AiP for Type B NH3 fuel tank for container ships


    ClassNK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a prismatic ammonia fuel tank (IMO Type B independent tank) for container Ships developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC).