Innovation Fund Denmark supporting AEngine project that aims to deliver commercially viable, zero-carbon, two-stroke engine by 2024
New and flexible fuel cell technology can reduce emissions from shipping by 40 to 100%. Partners from shipping, R&D and oil and gas are now constructing a pilot system that can use different types of fuel.
On August 18, NYK, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd., and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint research and development agreement to put the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use.
NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corporation, and ClassNK signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge.
Wärtsilä, in close customer cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping AS and Repsol, as well as with the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre, will commence the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine.
Imabari, MAN ES, Mitsui E&S Machinery, ClassNK, ITOCHU ENEX and ITOCHU have agreed to jointly develop ships equipped with the main engine using ammonia as its main fuel.