New project develops groundbreaking fuel solution for ships and offshore


A fuel cell pilot system that can use different types of fuel was presented to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg last week by Odfjell, Prototech, Wärtsilä and Lundin Energy Norway.

The 1.2MW prototype fuel cell will first be tested at the Sustainable Energy catapult centre in Stord, Norway, after which it will be mounted and tested on board one of shipping company Odfjell’s newest chemical tankers.

Green ammonia and LNG are among the different types of fuel that can be used, the partners said in a statement.

The project aims to develop a technology that can provide emission-free operation over long distances.

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