Canadian fertiliser company Nutrien has partnered with Belgium-based Exmar to jointly develop and construct a low-carbon, ammonia-powered ship.
The companies will work together to choose an ammonia engine as well as the supply system manufacturer.
They will also select a shipyard for the construction of the vessel, with plans to deploy it as early as 2025.
The vessel will use Nutrien’s current low-carbon ammonia supply, from Geismar, Louisiana, US, for fuel.
With this partnership, the companies aim...