Amogy, the US-headquartered ammonia power solutions company, has opened operations in Singapore in a move to expand to its maritime and power generation business in Asia.
“With our sights set on reducing overall global carbon emissions, we’re thrilled to expand our presence in Asia,” says Seonghoon Woo, CEO and co-founder of Amogy. “Singapore is a major player in the international shipping industry, and we’re excited to be more closely involved in the progress being made around clean energy adoption here.”
Last year Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Energy Market Authority (EMA) launched an Expression of Interest (EOI) process to build, own and operate low or zero-carbon power generation and bunkering projects on Jurong Island in the city state, noting that they saw ammonia power as a “promising pathway” to decarbonisation. Singapore has also committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
“We’re encouraged by recent regulatory efforts in Singapore and the exploration of ammonia as a source of power,” says Oeiestad. “We share the MPA and EMA’s belief in ammonia as an efficient hydrogen carrier and look forward to partnering with the government and private sector in order to make clean ammonia power a reality for maritime shipping and power generation.”
Amogy also has a memorandum of understanding with Singapore-listed offshore wind vessel owner and operator Marco Polo Marine to install its ammonia-to-power system on the company’s offshore wind vessels.