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Wärtsilä to test full scale ammonia engine

Wärtsilä, in cooperation with Knutsen OAS Shipping AS and Repsol, as well as with the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre, will commence the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine.

 
 
 
 
 
 

A slow response to crew change

According to INTERCARGO, many governments are yet to classify seafarers as key workers and facilitate crew transfers, despite a universal campaign from all sectors of the shipping industry.

 
 

MOL’s response towards COVID-19

Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd has recently announced that it will raise the maximum number of employees working from the office up to 50%, effective 19 June 2020.