MAN ES: Methanol to become available for shipowners from 2024

German engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) has revealed its plans to work on upgrading its four-stroke engines to run on green future fuels, including methanol and ammonia. As informed, the company will in due course enable shipowners to … Read More

MAN Energy, DP World team up on decarbonisation solutions

German engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions and Dubai-based logistics company DP World have signed a cooperation agreement that targets common progress in the field of decarbonisation. Mutual areas of interest for the two companies include green-fuels infrastructure, future-proof conversions (LNG, … Read More

Volkswagen replaces 4 diesel ships with LNG-fuelled vessels

German giant Volkswagen Group has ordered four more LNG-powered ships for its lowering emission goals. Models of the new LNG ships for the Volkswagen Group’s ocean-going fleet; Courtesy of Volkswagen Volkswagen says it is the first car maker to transport … Read More

Hapag-Lloyd orders more MAN ME-GI Engines

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has ordered six main engines to be installed on Hapag Lloyd’s recently ordered 23,000 TEU boxship sextet. The MAN B&W 11G95ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines have been ordered from German engine manufacturer … Read More

Hydrogen – the coolest thing you can put on a ship

Hydrogen (LH2), be it blue, or green, is at the heart of the energy transition talks taking place around the globe, especially as major economies of the world pledge to become net-zero nations. Large liquefied hydrogen carrier (cargo carrying capacity: 40,000 m3 … Read More

The race against time to develop an ammonia-powered engine is on

The technology group Wärtsilä believes it will have the industry’s first engine running on ammonia already this year, according to Juha Kytölä, Director of R&D and Engineering at Wärtsilä. “This year we will demonstrate an engine running on ammonia. The … Read More

LNG is no longer creating the buzz, ammonia is

Kjeld Aabo; Image credit: MAN Energy SolutionsAmmonia is emerging as the likely front-runner in the fourth propulsion revolution in the maritime industry driven by the sector’s urgent need to decarbonize. According to the predictions from the International Energy Agency (IEA), … Read More

New project to look into converting existing ships to zero-carbon fuels

A.P. Moller – Maersk, ABS, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line, Seaspan Corporation and Total are joining forces through the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping to assess the technical, financial and environmental potential of converting … Read More

MAN Energy, CHMC commission 200 MW LNG-ready power plant

Germany’s engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions and Chinese state-owned energy company China National Machinery Corporation (CHMC) have commissioned a 200-megawatt LNG-ready power generation plant in Cambodia. Courtesy of MAN Energy The power plant, located near the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, … Read More

Ammonia as marine fuel: the next big frontier

As the maritime industry embarks upon the fourth propulsion revolution, ammonia has been identified as one of the key alternatives to fossil fuels in the shipping’s pathway toward becoming carbon neutral. Ammonia-fuelled ammonia gas carrier; Image Courtesy: NYK There has … Read More