Hanwha Ocean Clinches Order for World's Largest Ammonia Carriers


Hanwha Ocean is opening the era of carbon free ships by winning an order for an ammonia carrier that can use ammonia as fuel.

Hanwha Ocean received an order worth KRW 656.2 billion for four Very Large Ammonia Carriers (VLAC)  from Greece's Naftomar Shipping and Trading Co Ltd. This ship will be built at the Geoje shipyard and will be delivered to the shipowner by 2027.

This ship can transport 93,000㎥ and it is the world's largest ammonia carrier ordered so far.

Additionally, this ship will be equipped with eco-friendly technologies that Hanwha Ocean is proud of. The shaft generator motor system (SGM), which can generate fuel by connecting a motor to the propulsion shaft, and HS4 (Hanwha SmartShip Solution & Service), a smartship platform developed in-house by Hanwha Ocean, will be installed.

In particular, this ship can be converted to ammonia propulsion in the future if the shipowner wishes.

A representative from Hanwha Ocean commented, “This order reaffirms Hanwha Ocean’s expertise in eco-friendly shipbuilding technology. We are committed to constructing the highest quality ships that lead in the fields of environmental friendliness and digital technology.”

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