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

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The retrofitting of the 1036-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 such conversion of its type the world has ever seen.

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 the International Maritime Organisation.

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/06102017/worlds-first-conversion-of-container-ship-to-dual-fuel-operation/

 

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