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Demonstrating a 2-stroke and 4-stroke large scale ammonia marine engine

Objective

The overall aim of the Ammonia2-4 project is to demonstrate at full scale two types of dual fuel marine engines running on ammonia as main fuel: (i) a four-stroke and (ii) a two-stroke engine. The proposed four-stroke innovation is a newbuild 10MW engine to be demonstrated in lab conditions closely mimicking real-life operations in ambient conditions. The proposed two-stroke innovation is a medium-pressure ammonia fuel injection platform that can be retrofitted onto any two-stroke marine engine available in the market today. It will be demonstrated in the project at two stages: a lab demonstration followed by retrofitting onto a container vessel of the alpha customer MSC. Both engine innovations are expected to result in at least 80% less GHG emissions (including nitrous oxide emissions), NOx emissions below IMO Tier III regulations and a negligible ammonia slip below 10ppm. By demonstrating both engine types at full scale the project partners are aiming for commercial exploitation of the project results towards more than 90% of the maritime intercontinental transport in terms of gross tonnage, including retrofits and newbuilds to enter the fleet within the next ten years. It is expected that both Ammonia2-4 innovations will lead to an annual reduction of CO2 emitted by deep sea vessels calling at EU ports by 2.3 million tons, and reduce the emissions of harmful pollutants such as SOx by 15 tons annually. The project will go beyond purely technological developments and investigate a number of non-technical aspects crucial for a successful uptake of ammonia as marine fuel: health & safety, ammonia supply infrastructure, crew training & acceptance, but also novel standardisation pathways for regulating emissions from ammonia marine engines.

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WARTSILA ITALIA SPA
Net EU contribution
€ 2 743 167,75
Address
Bagnoli Della Rosandra 334
34018 San Dorligo Della Valle
Italy

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Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Trieste
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 828 778,50

Participants (6)

Third-party

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WARTSILA FINLAND OY
Finland
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€ 4 194 474,00
Address
Tarhaajantie 2
65380 Vaasa

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Manner-Suomi Länsi-Suomi Pohjanmaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 2 796 316,00
C-JOB & PARTNERS BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 592 392,75
Address
Regulusplein 1
2132 JN Hoofddorp

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Region
West-Nederland Noord-Holland Groot-Amsterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 394 928,50
DNV AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 924 468,00
Address
Veritasveien 1
1363 Hovik

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Region
Norge Oslo og Viken Viken
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 616 312,00
DNV HELLAS SINGLE MEMBER SA
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 188 296,00
Address
5 Aitolikou Street
185 45 Piraeus

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Πειραιάς Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 125 531,50
MSC SHIPMANAGEMENT LIMITED
Cyprus
Net EU contribution
€ 849 210,75
Address
8 Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue
3070 Limassol

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Κύπρος Κύπρος Κύπρος
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 566 140,50
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 296 193,00
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,75