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ABS, MAN & SDARI Join Forces to Develop Ammonia-Fueled Feeder Vessel

Logistic News - Published on Thu, 12 Dec 2019

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ABS will advise on compliance and safety considerations as MAN Energy Solutions and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute develop designs for a low-emission feeder container vessel. Signed in a ceremony held at MARINTEC China, the joint development project aims to produce designs for an ammonia-fueled Chittagongmax container carrier of 2700 TEU capacity.

SDARI will develop the ship design and engineering, which will utilize MAN’s dual fuel technology and ABS will assess safety-related issues and contribute to the development of rules and standards in relation to ammonia as a fuel.

Conceptual design development is the initial phase of the JDP, with the second phase moving to engagement with owners to develop designs tailored to their specific operational requirements.

Ammonia, when generated by renewable energy sources, has no carbon footprint and emits almost no CO2, SOx or particulate matter when burned in engines.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 12 Dec 2019
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