Seaspan and Maersk Mc-Kinney Molller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping Receive Approval for Ammonia-Fueled Container Vessel

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Seaspan Corporation and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) and Foreship, were granted Approval in Principle (AiP) by the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of a 15,000 TEU ammonia-powered container vessel.  With ammonia being a promising alternative marine fuel, Seaspan and MMMCZCS embarked on a joint project in 2022 to explore the challenges and opportunities of designing a sizeable ammonia-fuelled container vessel. This initiative is linked to the Singapore Ammonia Bunkering Feasibility Study (SABRE) consortium, which aims to establish an ammonia supply chain in Singapore. Developing an ammonia-fuelled vessel is a key step toward decarbonizing the maritime sector.

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