Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 13

  • The supply of hydrogen dehydrogenated from MCH to fuel gas turbines at Mizue Power Station began in May 2020.
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    LOHC hydrogen supply chain project advances

    2020-06-29T17:44:00Z

    An international demonstration project to validate the feasibility of creating an international hydrogen supply chain, connecting Japan from Southeast Asia, has taken a number of major steps forward in recent months.

  • The delivery of five ferries from Damen Shipyard Kozle represent the first commercial reference for Echandia Marine’s full new battery system, based on Toshiba’s LTO battery technology. (Image courtesy of Damen Shipyards)
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    TOSHIBA LTO TECH DEBUT ABOARD COPENHAGEN’S ELECTRIC FERRIES

    2020-06-24T13:40:00Z

    The delivery of the first of five electric ferries from Damen Shipyards marked the full commercial launch of Echandia Marine’s new battery system, which has been developed using Japanese electronics giant Toshiba’s SCiB™ technology.

  • Færøysund live fish carrier Photo: ABB
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    ABB hybrid power for live fish carrier

    2020-06-17T12:10:00Z

    A Færøysund live fish carrier will become the first of its kind to feature ABB hybrid power and propulsion solution with integral energy storage.

  • The US Navy's new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is its first fully-electric power and propulsion vessel.
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    US Navy takes delivery of first fully-electric power and propulsion vessel

    2020-06-11T14:08:00Z

    The US Navy has taken delivery of the USS Zumwalt, its first fully-electric power and propulsion ship. The vessel is the first of three DDG 1000 class destroyers to enter service.

  • Corvus Energy batteries will be installed on the new electric ferry, which is being built at Hvide Sande Shipyard in Denmark Photo: Corvus Energy
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    Corvus powers second Danish electric ferry

    2020-06-10T11:25:00Z

    The second newbuild all electric ferry in Denmark will be equipped with an energy storage system (ESS) from Corvus Energy.

  • Yanmar is developing a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime use Photo: Yanmar
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    Yanmar develops hydrogen fuel cell system

    2020-06-04T13:23:00Z

    Yanmar Holdings and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology have announced the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications based on fuel cell technology for automobiles.

  • Scania is applying its in-house developed electrification concept to the marine market. (Image courtesy of Scania)
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    Scania unveils hybrid and electric power system concepts

    2020-06-02T19:52:00Z

    Engine manufacturer Scania is extending its product portfolio, and announced the launch of hybrid and fully electric power system concepts for its marine engines on 2 June.

  • Damen Shipyards Group's new Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650 design makes zero-emission dredging operations possible.
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    Damen launches zero-emission dredging solution

    2020-05-26T13:13:00Z

    Damen Shipbuilding Group has launched a variant of its established Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650, replacing dredge and hydro pumps with WEG electric motors. The new Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650 makes zero emissions dredging projects possible, where shore power connections are supplied by a renewable source.

  • Houlder provided the concept design for 2018-built, UK hybrid battery/diesel-electric ferry Victoria of Wight. (Credit: Wightlink).
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    UK TEAM-UP ON MARINE BATTERY R&D

    2020-05-21T13:18:00Z

    Four UK organisations are to collaborate in a project to investigate the possibilities of flow battery technology for marine applications, writes David Tinsley. The FLO-MAR initiative is backed by funding under the UK Department of Transport’s Clean Maritime Plan.

  • A consortium including Tata Steel (pictured), the University of Amsterdam, and TU Delft was launched to find uses for NaBO2 (sodium borohydride) in March 2020. (Image of Tata Steel IJmuiden: Wikimedia)
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    Innovative chemical chloride hydrogen vector for Dutch H2SHIPS project

    2020-05-20T17:10:00Z

    A Dutch consortium is on track to launch an innovative hydrogen fuel cell powered vessel in in 2021, writes Janny Kok.

  • One of six hybrid diesel-electric Island Class ferries for BC Ferries in Canada. (Picture courtesy of Damen Shipyards).
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    Innovation at heart of Damen's ferry department

    2020-05-08T17:02:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group''s ferries department has recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary. The group which is dedicated to the waterborne public transport sector remains at the forefront of numerous initiatives that are driving sustainability and innovation within Damen and the maritime sector.

  • EMP is conducting a feasibility study into retrofitting an LR2 Tanker with its Aquarius MRE solution (pictured aboard a concept vessel). Picture courtesy of EMP.
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    Japanese LR2 tanker hybrid sail feasibility study

    2020-04-30T12:51:00Z

    Japanese renewable energy supplier Eco Marine Power (EMP) is carrying out a feasibility study into the installation of the company’s fixed sail and PV solution onto a LR2 Tanker.

  • Stefan Goranov, Program Manager - Hybridisation at WinGD.
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    Into the blue: WinGD hybridisation programme takes flight

    2020-04-17T15:34:00Z

    Stefan Goranov, Program Manager - Hybridisation at engine designer WinGD discusses efficiency gains and the next steps in the engine designer’s hybridisation programme.

  • News

    FPT diversifies via electric acquisition

    2020-04-15T10:43:00Z

    FPT Industrial, the diversified Italian conglomerate, has fully acquired Potenza Technology, a UK company specialist in the design and development of electric and hybrid electric powertrain systems.

  • ABB and HDF are building megawatt-scale fuel cells Photo: ABB
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    Fuel cell technology for large ships

    2020-04-09T14:40:00Z

    ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hydrogène de France to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels.

  • PowerCell's PEM fuel cells are being evaluated in several projects, including a Norwegian consortium developing a 3.2MW LH2-fuelled project for ferry operator Havila (pictured).
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    PowerCell inks hydrogen fuel cell deal

    2020-04-02T19:44:00Z

    Sweden-based fuel cell supplier PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a contract with an undisclosed leading European shipyard regarding the development and delivery of a 3MW marine fuel cell system.

  • Ark Germania will provide a platform for testing different fuel cell technologies and fuels. (Credit: DFDS).
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    DANES TO TEST FUEL CELLS AT SEA

    2020-03-30T12:43:00Z

    A Danish-owned ro-ro freight vessel currently engaged in the North Sea trade will provide a platform for testing fuel cell technology, writes David Tinsley.

  • The 15-year FellowShip project exploring the use of batteries, hybrids and fuel cell technologies on board the offshore supply vessel, Viking Lady (pictured), closed in 2018.
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    Fuel cells in deep-sea shipping: challenging path ahead

    2020-03-17T14:26:00Z

    As global shipping enters its first-ever multi-fuel era, classification societies, OEMs and research institutes are focusing on a range of transformational power technologies.

  • Looking for the better battery. Photo: Ilika
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    In search of the better battery

    2020-02-12T12:23:00Z

    We’re growing more familiar with marine battery installations – even though so far they’ve only made it onto a relatively narrow segment of vessel types. But new developments promise to challenge what we thought we knew about their limitations, opening the door to installation onboard a far broader swathe of ...

  • The new Finnlines ferries will feature Wärtsilä’s Hybrid Power Conversion systems.
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    FINNLINES OPTS FOR WARTSILA HYBRID SYSTEM

    2020-02-05T21:15:00Z

    The new Finnlines ferries will feature Wärtsilä’s Hybrid Power Conversion systems.The hybrid solution, which includes a 5000 kWh energy storage system supplied by Corvus Energy, will enable these ships to operate with zero emissions while in port, and to meet the Registro Italiano Navale (RINA) Green Plus class notation. They ...