Norway- based firm Amon Maritime has actually released Amon Offshore – a brand-new firm concentrated on the overseas oil as well as gas market– with strategies to run carbon-free system supply vessels.
The ship has actually currently gotten authorization in concept from DNV as well as initial flag authorization from the Norwegian Maritime Authority, Amon Maritime claimed.
Amon Offshore has actually been developed to develop, have as well as run a fleet of ammonia-powered supply ships for theNorwegian Continental Shelf
“The ships have been developed to meet oil companies’ current and future offshore logistics needs, setting a new standard for North Sea PSVs – while drastically reducing emissions,” the firm claimed.
“This is the next generation. We are combining new technologies with future requirements, enabling capabilities only available for newbuildings. Our vessels will be carbon free, future-proof, and holistically designed for ammonia fuel from the ground up”, claims Andr é Risholm, Founder & & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of Amon Maritime.
Ammonia gas will certainly be offered with a drifting bunkering terminal at the chosen supply base from associated firm Azane Fuel Solutions– with gas offered by task companionYara Clean Ammonia
The vessels will certainly be handled by Amon Maritime’s brand-new internal ship administration arrangement in Norway–Ula Ship Management
The firm is a joint endeavor with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, the 3rd biggest ship supervisor worldwide.
According to Amon Maritime, the Norwegian Government has actually mentioned in the Hurdal Platform that all PSVs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf will launch no exhausts by 2030
Amon claims that this needs about 80 newbuilds or considerably modified/rebuilt to be supplied in between 2025-2030 “and will be a massive boost for innovation and value creation in the maritime industry.”
The firm claims that the Amon PSV has actually been created for complete conformity with 2030 needs, “offering carbon free operations with best-in-class energy efficiency.”
“Amon Offshore is working closely with clients to obtain charter contracts, enabling the first ships to be delivered in 2025,” the firm claimed.
Kongsberg Maritime will certainly create as well as provide vital innovations to the task.
“These vessels will represent the next generation platform supply vessel (PSV) and Amon Maritime will set a new standard in the logistics in the segment with these new-buildings. We are proud of working with them to lead the green shift in shipping, designing what we believe will be a game changer for the market”, claims Jørn Heltne, Vice President for Ship Design sales inKongsberg Maritime
The Amon PSV obtained authorization in concept for gas-fuelled (ammonia) symbols from DNV in March 2022.
In May 2022 Norwegian Maritime Authorities released its letter of initial analysis.
According to Amon Maritime, this is the globe’s very first initial flag authorization for an ammonia-powered ship
“It is great to see a modern PSV design developed for ammonia as fuel“, says Arnstein Eknes, Segment Director, Special Ships at DNV.
“Innovations like this, coupled with close collaboration between all stakeholders in the value chain is key to accelerating maritime decarbonization. We congratulate Amon Offshore for this timely and important contribution in supporting the energy transition.”