MAN B&W ammonia engine will be piloted in new Japanese bulk carrier

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Imabari Shipbuilding’s Nihon Shipyard is to install an MAN B&W 7S60ME-ammonia engine in a 200,000 dwt class bulk carrier being built for a joint venture between K Line, NS United and Itochu Corporation. The project is one of the first to use MAN Energy Solutions’ ammonia-powered engine, currently under development in Denmark. The MAN B&W ammonia engine will be built in Japan by Mitsui E&S.

According to NS United, the development and commercialization of ammonia dual fueled engine is essential...

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