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Fjordveien ferry

LowNOx conversion reduces NOx taxes for the Fjordveien ferry

With support from the Norwegian NOx Fund, Norled AS decided to use the opportunity to invest in a LowNOx conversion for their Fjordveien ferry engines. This conversion not only enhances Norled’s image as a green company, but generates revenue in terms of significantly reduced NOx taxes. Wärtsilä supplied a tailor-made solution for Norled, covering the design and engineering, spare parts and the installation of the LowNOx conversion.

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We estimate a yearly NOx reduction of more than 12,000 tons. For us that means we can apply for a payback of approximately NOK 250 per kilo reduction in NOx, limited to 80% of the cost for modification, from the NOx Fund.

- Einar Marwoll, Technical Superintendent at Norled AS

  
    Challenge
    • Helping the customer to comply with the Norwegian NOx emissions reduction targets
    • Reducing the NOx taxes the customer must pay to the NOx Fund
    Solution
    • LowNOx conversion of the vessel’s four Wärtsilä 6L20 engines, including conversion engineering, related spare parts and installation work.
    Benefits
    • Decreased NOx emissions by approximately 18%.
    • Reduction of NOx taxes, amounting to approximately NOK 55,000 per year.

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