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Wes Amelie to Become 1st Ship Partially Running on Synthetic Natural Gas

November 7, 2019


As explained, SNG would be produced from renewable electrical energy as a drop-in fuel.

The duo is cooperating on the Wes Amelie project with Nauticor, a Hamburg-based LNG supplier, and Unifeeder, a charter company.

In order to demonstrate that SNG can successfully be used as shipping fuel, 20 of the 120 tons of LNG that the Wes Amelie typically uses per round trip will be replaced by climate-neutral SNG. As a result, CO2 emissions are expected to decline by 56 tons for this trip.

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