GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

7 Mar 2018
Learn More
GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

7 Mar 2018
Learn More

Video: World’s first conversion of container ship to dual-fuel

conversion

The video depicts a project involving the retrofitting of the 1,036-TEU feeder container ship’s MAN 8L48/60B main engine to a multi-fuel, four-stroke MAN 51/60DF unit that enables dual-fuel operation, the first conversion of its type.

As informed, the dual-fuel conversion has enabled the ‘Wes Amelie’ to significantly reduce its SOx emissions by 99%, NOx by approximately 90%, and CO2 by up to 20%. The vessel now meets both the Tier II and Tier III emission requirements set by IMO.

As the ‘Wes Amelie’ operates in the Nordic and Baltic Seas, both within Emission Control Areas, it needed to meet the highest environmental standards and strictest limits for emissions.

The LNG conversion was completed in late September.

Related Posts


Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+0Share on LinkedIn26

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Explore Our Group Sites:

x

Check Also

dredger conversion

Deal inked for Europe’s first conversion of dredger to dual-fuel

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has secured a contract from Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports to realize conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel, combining LNG and MGO, the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The conversion is part of an EU initiative to promote LNG in short-sea vessels operating in European Atlantic coast.