Ammonia could emerge as best future fuel candidate

Ammonia is currently the best candidate among future eco-friendly ship fuels, shipping researcher Tristan Smith tells ShippingWatch. Ammonia has several advantages over other alternative fuels, he says.

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A well-known shipping researcher points to ammonia as the best future fuel candidate.

By 2050, shipping needs to halve its CO2 emissions, and this target is only obtainable if ships stop burning bunker oil.

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