ITOCHU ENEX Announces the Expansion of the Joint Study Framework on Ammonia as an Alternative Marine Fuel to Include 34 Companies and Organizations
ITOCHU ENEX Announces the Expansion of the Joint Study Framework on Ammonia as an Alternative Marine Fuel to Include 34 Companies and OrganizationsITOCHU ENEX CO., LTD. (Headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Kenji Okada, Representative Director, President and CEO; hereinafter "ITOCHU ENEX")established a joint study framework of 23 companies and organizations with the objective of collaboratively discussing common issues in pursuit of the utilization of ammonia as an alternative marine fuel (news release dated June 11, 2021). Recently, 11 companies and organizations have joined this joint study framework, expanding it to 34 companies. The 11 companies are Anglo Eastern Ship Management, BHP, Bureau Veritas, CMA-CGM, INPEX, JFE Steel, Lloyd's Register, Maersk, Navios Maritime, Rio Tinto and Vitol Asia. This expansion is an indicator of the high level of interest in the utilization of ammonia as an alternative maritime fuel.
Participating Members： ABS, ANGLO AMERICAN, ANGLO EASTERN, BHP, BUREAU VERITAS, CLASSNK, CMA-CGM, DNV, EQUINOR, FORTESCUE METALS GROUP, GENCO SHIPPING & TRADING, INPEX, JERA, JFE STEEL, K-LINE, LLOYD’S REGISTER, MAERSK, MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS, MITSUI E&S MACHINERY, NAVIOS MARITIME, NIHON SHIPYARD, NS UNITED, PAVILION ENERGY, RIO TINTO, TOTALENERGIES, TRAFIGURA, UBE INDUSTRIES, UNIPER SE, UYENO TRANSTECH, VALE, VITOL ASIA, VOPAK TERMINAL SINGAPORE, ITOCHU ENEX and ITOCHU.
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