EXMAR LPG orders two gas carriers with ammonia dual-fuel engines

EXMAR LPG, a joint venture between EXMAR and Seapeak, is going ahead with ammonia as fuel for two Midsize Gas Carriers(MGCs) on order at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea.

The 46,000cbm ships, scheduled for delivery in early 2026, will be among the first oceangoing vessels to be propelled by dual-fuel ammonia engines, allowing for close to zero emissions trading when using ammonia.

The engines will be delivered by WINGD and the fuel supply system by Wärtsilä Gas Solutions.

Carl-Antoine Saverys, Executive Director at EXMAR, said it was proud to be developing vessels with an operational carbon footprint reduction of 90%, which significantly exceeds the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)’s emissions reduction targets.

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