Maersk, MAN and Total partner up to make the use of ammonia safer

A series of major shipping players like Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Total and NYK Line want to develop guidelines for the safe use of ammonia aboard vessels.

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Ammonia is high on the list of fuels that are expected to play a decisive role in shipping's decarbonization, but the alternative fuel also has a series of associated risk.

A group of major shipping players now join forces in an attempt to mitigate those risks.

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