ITOCHU Corporation has this week established a joint study framework of 23 companies and organizations with the objective of collaboratively discussing common issues in pursuit of the utilization of ammonia as an alternative marine fuel.
Euronav) announces a JDP with the largest shipbuilder in the world, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and classification societies Lloyd’s Register and DNV, to help accelerate the development of dual fuel Ammonia (NH3) fitted VLCC and Suezmax vessels.
Parties of total 23 companies including ClassNK have entered into a memorandum of understanding on joint study of common issues on ammonia as an alternative marine fuel beyond industry boundaries.
NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard, and ClassNK signed an MOU with Yara to jointly study the practical application of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that uses ammonia as its main fuel.
HMM has signed an MoU with LOTTE Fine Chemical, Lotte Global Logistics, POSCO, KR, and KSOE to seek feasible solutions on the green ammonia supply chain.
MOL has decided to re-enter the ammonia transport business with the Green Pioneer, a 35,000 cbm-type ammonia /LPG carrier, and signed a time charter contract with Trammo, a leading international merchandising and ammonia trading company.
BV has released an Ammonia-Prepared notation and is developing a Rule Note for ammonia as fuel
Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping form new project with A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total to support shipping’s transition to zero-carbon.
Belgium-based shipping company continues to drive shipping towards zero-carbon with ammonia-fuelled vessel.