World’s First ‘Ammonia Ready’ Vessel Delivered


The world’s first ‘ammonia ready’ vessel in the world, the ABS-classed Suezmax tanker KRITI FUTURE, has been delivered to Avin International, reports Cision News.

Ammonia compliance vessel

The 274-metre-long vessel was built by New Times Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (NTS). Currently conventionally fuelled, the vessel complies with the ABS Ammonia Ready Level 1 requirements, indicating it is designed to be converted to run on ammonia in the future. The vessel also meets the ABS LNG Fuel Ready Level 1 requirements.

In a statement issued on 4 February, Filippos Nikolatsopoulos, ABS Manager, Greece Business Development, said: ‘This vessel represents a milestone in the development of the maritime industry and a step forward in the readiness to utilise alternative marine fuels.’

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Source: Cision News


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