alternative fuels

World’s first full scale ammonia engine test to take place

Wärtsilä, in cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping AS and Repsol, and the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre, will start the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine.

MOL partners with NW Innovation on methanol shipping

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines partnered with Northwest Innovation Works, Kalama, to provide generation ships to serve the planned methanol facility at the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington, USA.

New fuels’ heat affects sensitive cargo

The shipping industry is constantly looking for alternative fuels to achieve decarbonization and mitigate its environmental impact. Yet, Alvin Foster, North Club, states that the new fuels introduced to the bunker market have been found to be diverse.

The role of combustion engines in decarbonization – seeking fuel solutions

Internal combustion engines (ICEs) represent the dominant technology in marine propulsion today. If ICEs are to play a role in the decarbonization of shipping, suppliers, regulators, shipowners and engine manufacturers will have to agree on viable alternatives to carbon-based fuel, argues Dr Christos Chryssakis, Business Development Manager at DNV GL.

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