Full scale ammonia engine tests to begin in 2021

Project leaders Egil Hystad (left) and Kjell Storelid (right) of Wärtsilä flank Willy Wågen of the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre at its test facility at Stord, Norway.

Wärtsilä is to begin long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel from Q1 2021. The tests will be conducted on a marine four-stroke combustion engine at the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre in Stord, Norway will be conducted in close cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping AS and Repsol.

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