Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 5

  • Sleek, new-generation riverbus will raise the eco standard on the Thames.
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    Thames Operator Books Hybrid Ferry With UK Yard

    2022-01-24T12:17:00Z

    Two hybrid-powered, fast passenger ferries have been ordered in the UK for service on the River Thames. Operator Uber Boat by Thames Clippers has entrusted its latest stage of fleet investment to Wight Shipyard, which has delivered three catamarans to the company since 2017.

  • The study revealed terrestrial ecotoxicity potential of the fuel cell was higher than the internal combustion engine.
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    Hydrogen ICE outperforms PEM fuel cell in life cycle analysis

    2022-01-24T11:08:00Z

    A study published in Science of the Total Environment has indicated, at least at this early stage of development, that an internal combustion engine burning hydrogen performs better in a life cycle analysis than a PEM fuel cell using hydrogen as fuel.

  • Excavator-fitted minibulker Aasfjell at Mosterhamn, the owner’s base.
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    New Chapter Opens In Short-Sea Trade

    2022-01-20T10:52:00Z

    Hybrid power is a strongpoint of a new class of self-discharging, short-sea bulk carrier commissioned by Norwegian specialist Aasen Shipping. Handed over during December in the north Netherlands by Royal Bodewes, the 9,430dwt Aasfjell is the first of a pair of newbuilds incorporating a travelling deck gantry-mounted excavator for all-electric ...

  • Handover of Skoonbox (teams from Skoon and Damen)
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    Damen acquires Skoonbox to cut emissions

    2022-01-10T13:28:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has acquired the Skoonbox from Skoon Energy.

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    Hybrid conversion for Gothenburg service ship

    2022-01-07T14:46:00Z

    A service ship operated by Northern Energy & Supply at the Port of Gothenburg in Sweden is to be converted to hybrid operation.

  • The float out of Les Alizés was completed on 6 January 2022, when a launch ceremony was held at CMHI Haimen shipyard.
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    Jan de Nul wind installation vessel launched

    2022-01-07T11:48:00Z

    Jan de Nul has achieved a milestone in its fleet investment program with the launch of the largest heavy lift vessel in its fleet, capable of installing the latest offshore wind components at China Merchants Heavy Industry’s Haimen shipyard, Nantong City on 6 January.

  • Martin Aasheim of NES with Stian Andrè Larsen of Peak Marine Tech AS
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    Zero emission cable layer conversion

    2021-12-30T11:48:00Z

    Ship engineering company Peak Marine Tech AS has awarded Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES) a contract to supply the battery and control systems for the conversion of the Fjord Connector cable lay vessel.

  • The Wärtsilä HY Module for Bulkers installed on board the M/V Paolo Topic.
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    Innovative hybrid PV solution installed on Ultramax

    2021-12-30T11:32:00Z

    Wärtsilä has completed the installation and commissioning of a hybrid power system onboard a 59,000dwt bulk carrier. The installation on the M/V Paolo Topic includes a PV solar energy solution, which will make it one of the most technologically advanced bulk carriers in the global fleet.  

  • The naming ceremony for the first of two full-electric bunker vessels ordered by Asahi Tanker for operation in Tokyo Bay was held on 22 December.
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    Koa Sangyo holds naming ceremony for first full-electric bunker vessel

    2021-12-23T16:33:00Z

    A naming ceremony for what is claimed to be the world’s first full-electric bunker vessel has been held at Koa Sangyo shipyard in Marugame City, Kagawa, Japan. 

  • PSW has supplied a shore power solution to the Port of Trondheim in Norway
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    Scana to merge with Norwegian shore power connection supplier

    2021-12-16T11:15:00Z

    Norway-based Scana ASA has announced that it is merging with Bergen-based PSW Group, a privately-held Bergen-based supplier of products and services to the offshore and maritime industries.

  • Havila Kystruten will deploy Havila Capella on a new route along the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Kirkenes
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    New Havila Kystruten cruise vessel to enter service

    2021-12-14T15:11:00Z

    Havila Capella, the latest in a series of battery-hybrid LNG-fuelled cruise ferry newbuildings ordered by Havila Kystruten, will enter service operating along the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Kirkenes. The vessel was delivered on 9 November from Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard. 

  • FPS ‘Maas’ in Rotterdam
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    Air Liquide inks long-term green hydrogen deal for fuel-cell barge

    2021-12-14T09:42:00Z

    Air Liquide (AL) has signed a long-term agreement to supply green hydrogen to an inland container vessel operated by Future Proof Shipping (FPS) in the Netherlands. The deal has been hailed as a milestone on the path to the decarbonisation of inland waterways.

  • VARD 4 12 for North Star
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    New Vard SOV for North Star Dogger Bank contract

    2021-12-09T11:19:00Z

    North Star Group has secured a long-term charter contract to deliver an additional ship as part of its new hybrid-powered renewables fleet to support the third phase of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea.

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    Schottel package for first US all-electric tug

    2021-12-08T11:26:00Z

    The first all-electric tug reported to be built and operated in the United States will be equipped with a fully integrated electrical package from Schottel.

  • The full-scale HySeas III test at Kongsberg's facility in Ågotnes, Norway on  1 December 2021
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    Successful full-scale string test for PEMFC propulsion system

    2021-12-03T14:02:00Z

    Kongsberg successfully concluded a string test for a full-scale electric propulsion system based on 600kW of hydrogen-powered PEM fuel cells at a facility in Ågotnes outside Bergen on 1 December. 

  • Hybrid-powered Auto Advance raises the ‘greener’ shipping banner
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    DRIVE TO GREEN SHIPPING SHIFTS UP A GEAR

    2021-12-02T10:14:00Z

    Accelerated technological progression in automotive engineering and manufacturing is accompanied by a move to more sophisticated and environmentally-considerate product delivery logistics.

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    Volvo Penta to test power-by-the-hour model with Hurtigruten in 2022

    2021-12-01T18:16:00Z

    Volvo Penta has announced plans to trial a new power-by-the-hour business model in 2022. The company is planning to pilot the new business model with Hurtigruten when Norwegian expedition cruise operator takes delivery of a new hybrid day tour vessel.

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    Project to accelerate development of Dutch hydrogen solutions receives funding

    2021-12-01T17:21:00Z

    A Netherlands based consortium intended to accelerate the introduction of hydrogen into the maritime sector has been awarded a grant of EUR24.2 million (US$27.4m) from the country’s R&D Mobility Fund.

  • Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general of ESPO
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    EU Ports Call For FuelEU Clarity

    2021-11-30T10:16:00Z

    European port operators want coherent legislation on the provision and the use of clean energy infrastructure for ports.

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    Siemens Energy wins hybrid propulsion deal for NOAA research ships

    2021-11-26T11:14:00Z

    Siemens Energy has won a contract with Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors to supply power, propulsion and battery storage technology for two research vessels.