Alfa Laval, Hafnia, Haldor Topsoe, Vestas, and Siemens Gamesa have issued a report providing a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the applicability, scalability, cost, and sustainability of ammonia as a marine fuel.
The report, entitled ‘Ammonfuel – an industrial view of ammonia as a marine fuel’, describes ammonia as an attractive and low risk choice of marine fuel both in the transition phase towards a more sustainable shipping industry and as a long-term solution.
The report is based on partners’ industrial expertise and input from a list of competent industrial players.
The Ammonfuel report covers all aspects of the process of turning ammonia into marine fuel, including conventional and future green ammonia production, experience regarding safety with ammonia from other areas, the logistics of providing ammonia where it is needed, and the application on board the ship.
It focuses on cost, availability, safety, technical readiness, emissions, and the elimination of risks related to future environmental regulations and requirements.
Based on industrial expertise, the report concludes that ammonia is an attractive and low risk marine fuel, applicable both in the transition phase towards a more sustainable shipping and as a long-term solution.
More details about the report can be found here.
Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/clean-fuels/05082020/ammonia-as-marine-fuel-report-launched/