Ammonia News


IHI, Vopak Ink Agreement to Develop Ammonia Terminals

Nov 21, 2023

Dutch tank storage company Vopak has signed an initial agreement with Japan's IHI Corporation to explore the development and operation of ammonia terminals, as they expect demand for the low-carbon fuel to grow amid energy transition.The companies will lean on their experience in building ammonia storage tanks and terminals to focus on developing large-scale ammonia storage terminals that will allow for economical distribution of the fuel…

Hans Olav Raen Appointed CEO of Yara Clean Ammonia

Apr 02, 2024

Hans Olav Raen has been appointed CEO of Yara Clean Ammonia effective May 1, 2024.Raen has until now been Business Director and heading OCI’s fertilizers business in Europe. He has more than 25 years of experience in the fertilizer industry…

Norway Approves Ammonia Bunkering Terminal

Mar 25, 2024

The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection gave their approval to the construction of the planned ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway.The planned terminal consists of a floating stationary barge with a capacity of 1…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Four More Dual-Fuel Carrier Vessels

Feb 27, 2024

Wallenius Wilhelmsen, the world’s largest RoRo vessel operator, has declared options to build four additional next-generation Shaper Class pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessels.  The 9,300 CEU methanol dual fuel vessels can utilize alternative fuel sources…

Japan Takes the Lead on Ammonia as Maritime Fuel

Jan 25, 2024

Late last year Japanese maritime leaders – Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Japan Engine Corporation, IHI Power Systems Co., and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. – signed a series of contracts to buid the world's first ammonia-fueled medium gas carrier (AFMGC) equipped with Japan-make engines…

Singapore and Japan Agree Green Shipping Corridor

Dec 17, 2023

The Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Singapore (MOT) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (MLIT) have signed a memorandum of cooperation to establish the Singapore – Japan Green and Digital Shipping Corridor…

Study Highlights Ammonia Bunkering Potential of Australia’s Pilbara

Nov 06, 2023

A feasibility study has highlighted the potential for using clean ammonia to refuel ships, particularly iron ore carriers, visiting the Pilbara region of Western Australia.The study, commissioned by Yara Clean Ammonia (Yara) and Pilbara Ports…

Tampa Port Services Acquires Yara’s Tampa Ammonia Terminal

Nov 06, 2023

On October 18, 2023, Yara North America, Inc. transferred the operations of its Tampa Ammonia Terminal to Tampa Port Services, LLC (TPS).As a part of the terminal transfer, TPS purchased all of Yara’s operating assets at the terminal.The terminal…

The Power of Offshore Molecule Production

Oct 20, 2023

Energy ecosystems are evolving as the value of offshore power-to-X production is being realized.Flexible and delivered in long lengths on reels in a fast-track operation, thermoplastic composite pipeline can transfer up to nine times the amount of energy as a cable and can be used to store hydrogen…

Yara Clean Ammonia, Bunker Holding Team on Ammonia

Jun 23, 2023

Yara Clean Ammonia (YCA) and Bunker Holding Group signed an MoU establishing the intention to collaborate to accelerate the development of the market for ammonia as a shipping fuel. This agreement connects two key elements of the supply chain…

Black Sea Grain Deal Could Hinge on Ammonia Pipeline

Jun 06, 2023

A possible extension next month of a deal allowing the safe wartime export of grains and fertilizers from three Ukrainian Black Sea ports could hinge on the reopening of a pipeline that delivers Russian ammonia to one of those Ukrainian ports…

ABS Uses Simulation and Modeling to Tackle Ammonia’s Safety Challenge

May 23, 2023

Classification society ABS said it is using advanced modeling and simulation technologies to develop emergency response methods to assist ports and crew in responding to ammonia leaks or spills.It is the first step toward a comprehensive and fast ammonia release response system…

Höegh Autoliners Announces Green Ammonia Supply Deal

May 11, 2023

Höegh Autoliners announced it is partnering with Norwegian green energy provider North Ammonia for the supply, distribution, delivery and consumption of green ammonia, a carbon free fuel produced using renewable energy.Under the deal, North…

Singapore Ammonia Bunkering Gets Reality Check from Port Authority, Industry

May 02, 2023

Top global ship fuelling hub Singapore is unlikely to be ready for ammonia bunkering by the end of this year, Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said, while industry players have also raised concerns about feasibility. The port authority's…

LR Grants AIP for Ammonia FSRU

Apr 25, 2023

A new ammonia floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), the first of its kind in Korea, has been awarded approval in principle (AIP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR), the classification society announced Tuesday.Developed by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries…

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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