Norwegian consortium targets operate NH3-fuelled containership operations by 2026


Source: Yara International

Yara International’s subsidiary Yara Clean Ammonia has announced plans to form a joint venture with North Sea Container Line (NCL) to order and operate a container ship that will use pure ammonia as fuel. 

The proposed ammonia-fuelled containership, Yara Eyde, is expected to operate between Oslo, Breivik, Hamburg and Bremerhaven. The project has been awarded a NOK40 million grant from Enova towards the cost of acquiring the low-emission boxship, which the project consortium envisages entering service in 2026.

The formation of the proposed joint venture between Yara Clean Ammonia and NCL, NCL Oslofjord AS, and the vessel order are subject to the completion of binding agreements as well as the receipt of necessary approvals from the authorities. 

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