Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (hereinafter “K” LINE) is pleased to announce that “K” LINE and 22 companies from energy, mining, power utility, chemical, terminal, shipping, shipbuilding, manufacture, bunkering, and classification society established “Joint Study” framework for studying common issues on ammonia (NH3) as an alternative marine fuel beyond industry boundaries, to get ready to IMO’s decarbonization targets.
In line with the agreed procedure, common issues including
- Safety assessment of NH3 fuel ship under guideline
- Safety assessment of NH3 bunkering
- NH3 fuel specification
- NET CO2 emission at NH3 production
Are going to be discussed in this Joint Study framework. Moreover, this framework may ask some of NH3 producers, relevant international organizations, port authorities/regulators in potential bunkering countries to share their opinion, view, expertise and experience.