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Wärtsilä to conduct engine test with ammonia in early 2021

Ammonia is viewed as one of the most promising fuels for a climate-neutral shipping industry. In early 2021, Wärtsilä and customers will conduct the first engine test.

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At the start of next year, engine manufacturer Wärtsilä will begin testing ammonia in earnest.

Ammonia is viewed by many as a promising candidate for the climate-neutral fuel of the future, which will ensure that the shipping industry can live up to its ambitions. Now, Wärtsilä and customers Knutzen OAS Shipping and Repsol are preparing to test ammonia as a marine fuel in a four-stroke engine.

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