NYK Line, the classification society Class NK and the power systems provider IHI Power Systems inked an agreement in order to set the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use.
NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC).
French shipping major CMA CGM, technology giant Microsoft, Japanese player NYK Line and the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, are among the 11 new members to have joined The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen.
Joining international cooperation for decarbonization, Japanese shipping company NYK has shed focus on a concept for using ammonia as marine fuel to achieve zero-emission ships. NYK is considering the use of ammonia, one of the solutions for decarbonization.
Japanese energy solutions provider Kyushu Electric Power (Kyuden) has teamed up in long term transport agreements with com-patriot shipping companies NYK and MOL to deploy the world’s first LNG-fueled large coal carriers.
Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group), the Japanese shipping company, has announced the delivery of a methanol carrier, Takaroa Sun, equipped with a two-stroke dual-fuel engine technology that enables the vessel to be powered by methanol.
The Japanese Shipping Company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), along with shipping and marine supplier Nippon Yuka Kogyo, a NYK Group company, presented a new fuel oil additive for low-sulphur compliant fuel-oil that meets SOx emission requirements.
Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) announced that it will collaborate with Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) to begin the research and development of biofuel. The two parties will use a test engine as one of solutions to achieve decarbonization. This test engine is located in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Research & Innovation Center and various fuel tests can be performed.
NYK Line, along with Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc., Saibu Gas Co. Ltd., and The Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., successfully conducted a truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering demonstration at the port of Kitakyushu.
Class NK accredited in late March a training program for seafarers responsible for LNG and other low-flashpoint fuels on board NYK Group-operated ships, making the NYK the first Japanese shipping company to obtain an international institution’s certification in the field of IGF Code training.
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