Shipping to splash out on ammonia in green bid

Euractiv | Jan 16, 2020 at 2:14 PM
  • A shipbuilder and engine maker are among leading companies looking to develop a vessel that can run on ammonia as part of efforts to speed up carbon reductions in shipping through cleaner fuel options, officials said on Wednesday (15 January).
  • It brings together engine maker MAN, shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries, ship classification society Lloyd’s Register and maritime energy services company MISC Berhad.
  • International shipping accounts for 2.2% of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), more than aviation’s 2% share.