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Hanwha Ocean, Amogy, and Hanwha Aerospace Join Forces to Decarbonize Maritime Sector with Ammonia

Hanwha Ocean, a leader in green maritime technologies, Amogy, provider of efficient ammonia-to-power solutions, and Hanwha Aerospace, renowned for durable hydrogen fuel cell systems, have forged a strategic partnership aimed at accelerating the decarbonization of the maritime industry.

This alliance marks a pivotal step in combating carbon emissions within the maritime sector, leveraging Amogy’s zero-emission ammonia-to-power technology for ammonia-powered vessels. The agreement entails Hanwha Ocean’s procurement of Amogy’s ammonia-to-electrical power system, integrated with Hanwha Aerospace’s hydrogen fuel cell system, signaling a concerted effort to drive industry-wide transformation towards sustainability.

Seonghoon Woo, CEO at Amogy, expressed optimism about the partnership, emphasizing the role of innovation in addressing environmental challenges. Woo stated, “Our collaboration with Hanwha Ocean and Hanwha Aerospace exemplifies our shared commitment to leveraging innovation for environmental stewardship. By integrating our technology with Hanwha Ocean’s shipbuilding expertise and Hanwha Aerospace’s fuel cell system proficiency, we are setting a new standard for clean energy in maritime operations.”

The partnership holds immense promise for delivering substantial environmental benefits, offering a scalable and impactful solution to reduce the maritime industry’s carbon footprint. Ammonia’s potential as a zero-carbon fuel not only facilitates significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions but also serves as a beacon for sustainability across sectors.

Hyoung Seog Kim, Executive Vice President at Hanwha Ocean, highlighted the significance of ammonia as an eco-friendly energy source and its integral role in the company’s decarbonization efforts. Kim stated, “Ammonia emerges as a pivotal component of Hanwha Ocean’s innovative maritime decarbonization solutions. Through our collaboration with Amogy and Hanwha Aerospace, utilizing their respective technologies, we advance towards a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, marking a significant stride forward.”

Seunghak Moon, Head of E-Propulsion System Business Group at Hanwha Aerospace, underscored the importance of hydrogen fuel cell systems in maritime decarbonization. Moon emphasized the potential synergy among the partners, stating, “As hydrogen fuel cell systems integrated with ammonia systems are indispensable for decarbonization in the marine industry, our partnership with Hanwha Ocean and Amogy maximizes synergy. This technology plays a crucial role in the net-zero ecosystem for maritime transportation.”

The collaborative efforts of Hanwha Ocean, Amogy, and Hanwha Aerospace herald a new era of sustainability in the maritime sector, reaffirming their commitment to driving positive environmental change.

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