Role of Green Ammonia in Global Shipping
Here’s an article in safety4sea that talks about the potential of Green Ammonia for energy revolution in global shipping.
The key takeaways are
- Green ammonia is a promising alternative fuel for shipping, capable of fulfilling over 60% of global shipping’s energy needs.
- The IMO’s Fourth GHG study 2020 highlights green hydrogen-based fuels, including ammonia, as a key component in the sector’s decarbonization.
- Trafigura, a leading commodity trader, has identified green ammonia as a key future fuel.
- India’s Indian Hydrogen Initiative (IHI) is planning to commence studies on green ammonia production and utilization businesses.
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