Batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells and other energy storage technology

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    MAN to supply gensets for H2-fuelled Container Feeders


    MAN Energy Solutions has received an order for two shipsets of variable-speed gensets from Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) in India in connection with the building of two short-sea feeder container ships for global logistics company, Samskip Group.

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    AiP for Nedstack's containerised fuel cell solution


    Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology has announced that its containerised low-temperature PEM fuel cell system has been awarded an AiP from Bureau Veritas. The announcement represents a significant step forward in the development of the innovative system.

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    Yanmar confirms first commercial PEM FC delivery


    Yanmar Power, a subsidiary of Yanmar, has announced that it has completed the first delivery of its new hydrogen fuel-cell system. The system was supplied to a 33-metre long passenger vessel Hanaria, which was launched in September. The vessel is expected to be delivered by Hongawara Shipyard by April 2024.


    French industry-academic collaboration to focus on PEM electrolysis


    Elogen, a French leader in PEM (proton electron membrane) electrolysis, Université Paris-Saclay and France’s national scientific research institute, CNRS, have signed an agreement to create a joint research laboratory.

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    Successful lab test advances Norwegian fuel cell project


    Norwegian technology provider HAV Group’s hydrogen-focused subsidiary HAV Hydrogen and Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) have completed a successful laboratory test of a hydrogen fuel cell in combination with a maritime control system. 

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    KSOE investment deepens SOFC focus


    A subsidiary of HD Hyundai Group, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co., Ltd. (KSOE), has signed a strategic investment of EUR45 million (US$47.6m) in a UK-based solid oxide fuel cell developer and manufacturer, Elcogen. 

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    Ammonia SOFC Feasible For Deepsea Container Ships


    Researchers in Singapore have concluded it is feasible to use an SOFC fuel cell with an integrated ammonia cracker to power large, deepsea container ships in the future.

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    New safety guidelines for fuel cell powered ships


    There’s new guidance available for fuel cell power systems onboard ships

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    First reference for Corvus gas-safe PEMFC solution


    In a first for Corvus Energy, its inherently gas-safe Pelican hydrogen PEM fuel cell solution has been specified for a retrofit installation on board a fishing and training vessel operated by a Norwegian educational establishment. The 35-metre long vessel will be the first of its kind, combining both fuel cells and batteries in a fishing vessel.

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    Odfjell plans methane-fuelled SOFC retrofit trial on chemical tanker


    Norwegian shipowner Odfjell and classification society DNV have announced plans to collaborate on the installation of a small-size solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) on board a chemical tanker by the end of 2024. 

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    MSC confirms orders for dual-fuel cruise ships with SOFC fuel cells


    Explora Journeys, the luxury travel brand of the Cruise Division of MSC Group, has confirmed the order for the construction of two LNG-fuelled luxury cruise ships featuring hydrogen-powered solid oxide fuel cells with Fincantieri.

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    ABB power and propulsion package for Samskip H2-fuelled containerships


    ABB has announced it will supply a power, propulsion and automation package for two newbuild short-sea container ships to be built by Cochin Shipyard for the global logistics company Samskip Group. The order is highly significant as the vessels will be among the world’s first of their kind to use hydrogen as a fuel, powering fuel cells.

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    North Sea unmanned zero-emission feeder project advances


    In what represents a further step towards the potential introduction of autonomous zero-emission shipping into the European short-sea sector, Conoship Internation of Groningen has been commissioned to develop an autonomous 200 teu shortsea container vessel design, which will be powered by zero-emission propulsion technology.

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    Wider Dangers Of Battery Fires


    London-based freight insurance provider TT Club is calling for greater emphasis on the critical dangers of toxic gas emissions arising from lithium-ion battery fires.

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    Pherousa inks conditional supply contract for 6 x 12MW fuel cells


    Norwegian green shipping specialist Pherousa Green Shipping AS (PGS) has placed a conditional order with Norwegian technology developer TECO 2030 for 6 x 12MW fuel cells for a series of 63,000dwt ammonia-fuelled Ultramax vessels.

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    ABS to collaborate in Korean H2-fuel cell vessel design project


    ABS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Korea Hydrogen Industry Association (KHIA) and the University of Ulsan, Foundation for Industry Cooperation (UOUFIC) to develop a full-electric vessel design powered by a 350 kW hydrogen fuel cell.

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    OSM Thome inks NH3-fuelled Ultramax series deal


    Norwegian shipmanagement specialist OSM Thome has announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Norwegian green shipping specialist Pherousa Green Shipping AS (PGS) to collaborate on a series of 63,000dwt ammonia-fuelled Ultramax vessels to be ordered by PGS.

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    CCS awards AiP to LH2 fuel supply system


    Classification society CCS (China Classification Society) has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Weishi Energy Technology Hebei for a liquid hydrogen fuel supply system design suitable for use aboard marine vessels. The AiP is the first to be awarded by CCS for an LH2 fuel supply system.

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    First methanol fuel cell harbour tug project advances


    Svitzer, A.P. Moller - Maersk’s towage operator, has announced that it is moving ahead with a project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug, in collaboration with naval architect firm, Robert Allan Ltd.

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    H2 proof of concept launches in Singapore


    As part of Singapore’s National Hydrogen Strategy initiative, Pyxis and Sydrogen have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel cell solutions for the harbour craft from shore to sea, helping pave the way to net zero.