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Joint Study on Ammonia as Marine Fuel

A total of 23 companies, including ClassNK, ABS, DNV, Equinor and TotalEnergies, have entered into a memorandum of understanding on the joint study of common issues regarding ammonia as an alternative marine fuel. These issues include: safety assessment of NH3 fuel under guideline, safety assessment of NH3 bunkering, NH3 fuel specification, and NET CO2 emission at NH3 production. Moreover, this

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Remote Survey Notation for LNG-Fueled Vessel

ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN, an LNG-fueled PCC operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (“K” LINE). This is the first vessel on ClassNK’s registry to be marked with RMSV notation at the time of delivery. To provide a proper guidance for remote surveys using ICT, ClassNK published its Guidelines for Remote Surveys (Ver.2)

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Ensuring Safety for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers

As a zero-emission fuel with availability around the world, hydrogen has the potential to transform modern society, but considerable work remains to achieve an industrial scale. One key component will be the ability for ships to carry large amounts of hydrogen worldwide. For transportation efficiency, practical options include: the carriage of liquefied hydrogen in bulk, the organic chemical hydride method,

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Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels to Reduce GHG Emissions

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). The joint R&D aims not only to utilize ammonia as a marine fuel but also to

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