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    MAN ES stresses need for common NH3 standards


    MAN Energy Solutions is understood to have expressed concern to IACS, the International Association of Classification Societies, about the lack of a set of unified requirements relating to ammonia-fuelled engines and their supporting infrastructure.

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    OCI Global to expand green NH3 and MeOH production


    OCI Global, a producer and distributor of hydrogen-based products, has announced plans to develop its first green ammonia production capacity in the US and to expand green methanol value chains at its plants in Texas.

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    Ammonia introduces new technical and human element risks


    Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonization Hub and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping have analysed the onboard safety risks of ammonia as a shipping fuel to a ship’s crew.

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    Dual-fuel NH3 bunker vessel research project


    Daihatsu Diesel Mfg. Co.,Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Daikai Engineering Pte. Ltd., to jointly study the concept design of an ammonia-fuelled ammonia tanker. The project participants also include Singaporean based bunker vessel operator Consort Bunkers Pte Ltd, as well as SeaTech Solutions International (S) Pte Ltd. ClassNK will also participate in the project, which hopes to culminate with the issuance of an Approval in Principle. 

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    LR decarbonisation report see divergent H2-based fuels and biofuels paths


    Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub’s has launched a new The Future of Maritime Fuels report in which it examines a wide range of fuel mix projections. The analysis suggests that e-ammonia could emerge as the most highly adopted maritime fuel amongst hydrogen-based fuels, while liquefied bio-methane will dominate amongst biofuels.

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    SHI 200cbm NH3 carrier design receives AiP from KR


    An innovative 200,000cbm capacity very large ammonia carrier design developed by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has been granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) by KR (Korean Register). The AiP was officially handed over at a ceremony at Gastech 2023 in Singapore on 6 September.

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    Innovative NH3 gas turbine LNGC design awarded AiP


    ABS has issued an approval in principle (AIP) to Hanwha Ocean for its innovative design of a liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier equipped with an dual-fuel ammonia gas turbine, and featuring a supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power system. 

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    Order for 4 x 88,000cbm NH3 carriers includes NH3 DF option


    Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and Capital Gas Ship Management Corp have placed orders for four 88,000cbm very large ammonia carriers (VLACs) with HD Hyundai Heavy Industries. The order is noteworthy as the ship owners have agreed to explore with Hyundai the possibility of equipping the vessels with an ammonia dual-fuel propulsion system. 

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    LR AiP for NH3 dual-fuel 45,000cbm LPG Carrier


    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its new 45,000cbm LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Carrier design. The design can be ordered with ammonia dual-fuel propulsion.

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    NH3 multi-fuel gas supply system receives AiP


    Lloyd’s Register has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Babcock LGE’s multi-fuel gas supply and CO2 cargo handling systems, ecoFGSS-FLEX® and ecoCO2®.

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    WinGD inks NH3-fuelled vessel applications MoU with SHI


    WinGD and South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed an agreement to cooperate on on future fuel vessel applications with ammonia-fuelled engines.

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    Joined Up Thinking: MAN’s New NH3 Engine Is On Track


    Thomas S. Hansen, Head of Promotion and Customer Support at MAN Energy Solutions, 2-Stroke has provided an update on the new ammonia engine’s development schedule

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    EPS reported to place 3+3 dual-fuel NH3 Newcastlemax order


    Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) is reported to have placed an order for three Newcastlemax bulk carriers with Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry, with an option for a further three vessels, according to Chinese-language social media reports and broker reports. The order is understood to be the first order for bulk carriers to be powered by dual-fuel engines capable of operating on ammonia as fuel.

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    Silk Alliance welcomes four new members


    The Silk Alliance continues to grow with the addition of Yara Clean Ammonia, the Methanol Institute, MPC Container Ships and the NUS Centre for Maritime Studies

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    Ammonia-Ready Chemtankers For Stolt Fleet


    Chemicals transportation specialist Stolt Tankers is augmenting its fleet with a series of newbuilds readied for adaptation to ammonia fuel.

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    OSM Thome inks NH3-fuelled Ultramax series deal


    Norwegian shipmanagement specialist OSM Thome has announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Norwegian green shipping specialist Pherousa Green Shipping AS (PGS) to collaborate on a series of 63,000dwt ammonia-fuelled Ultramax vessels to be ordered by PGS.

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    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding begins NH3 abatement system demonstration tests


    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has announced the beginning of demonstration tests of the ammonia gas abatement system (AGAS) at its testing facility at Nagasaki District MHI Research & Innovation Center. The tests are intended to demonstrate that the AGAS can safely process surplus ammonia from ammonia-fuelled vessels.

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    Avance Gas takes up LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carrier options


    Avance Gas has taken up an option for two 40,000 cbm LPG/ammonia carrier newbuildings with Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE). The dual-fuel newbuildings will be powered by engines capable of operating on either LPG or compliant fuel oil, the ship owner confirmed.

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    NYK to collaborate in NH3 bunker boom project


    TB Global Technologies Ltd. (TBG), the Japanese cargo handling equipment specialist, has signed an agreement with NYK to jointly develop Japan’s first bunkering boom for ammonia, a device used to supply ammonia fuel between ships.

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    Ammonia combustion without ignition improver demonstrated on single cylinder test engine


    Mads Carsten Jespersen and a team of researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) presented research into widening the operating limits of a spark-ignited engine operating on pure ammonia and confirmed that combustion of 100% ammonia, pre-mixed with air but without an ignition improver is feasible.