Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 16

  • The first project to be jointly executed will be 'Yara Birkeland', the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel Photo: Yara

    Leclanché power for hybrid power vessels


    Kongsberg Maritime has selected Leclanché as its battery partner and supplier of customised energy storage solutions for the new hybrid power vessel projects it is working on.

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    ABB and SINTEF to model fuel cell propulsion


    A new research project led by ABB at SINTEF Ocean’s laboratory in Trondheim will study the use of fuel cells in commercial and passenger ship propulsion, as well as the handling of hydrogen fuel.

  • Holland America's 'Eurodam' is one of three cruise ships retrofitted with ABB shore power connections (credit: Holland America)

    Holland America retrofits embrace shore power


    Holland America Line has retrofitted three cruise ships with shore power connectors supplied by ABB, with a further eight vessels due to install the technology.

  • Electric bus line breakers will enable further energy efficiencies on subsea construction vessel 'North Sea Giant' (credit: Wartsila)

    Giant battery boost for North Sea Shipping


    A battery retrofit featuring innovative electronics will allow subsea construction vessel ‘North Sea Giant’ to perform dynamic positioning with one engine rather than three, saving up to two million litres of fuel a year.

  • In the first phase of the project, 'Stena Jutlandica' deploys battteries to minimise the use of its auxiliary engines (credit: Stena Line)

    Successful first steps for Stena battery project


    Stena Line has reported a successful first month’s sailing for ro-pax ferry ‘Stena Jutlandica’ after being retrofitted with batteries.

  • Four new cruise ferries for Havila Kystruten will feature the biggest marine battery installations to date (credit: Havyard)

    Biggest battery packs for Havila Kystruten


    Havila Kystruten has ordered the biggest battery installations for ships to date for its four new ferries destined for the Norwegian coastal route.

  • The Wärtsilä HY is available in different configurations Photo: Wärtsilä

    Hybrid power module wins approval


    Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module the Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS another step forward to expand approval of its hybrid designs for power and propulsion.

  • Four DC Hubs from Yaskawa Environmental Energy will provide power distribution on each of the Teekay shuttle tankers (credit: Yaskawa Environmental Energy)

    Yaskawa electrical distribution for Teekay tankers


    Four cutting-edge shuttle tankers to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries for Teekay Offshore Group will feature DC Hubs provided by Yaskawa Environmental Energy.

  • 'NS Orla' and 'NS Frayja' are being converted to Rolls-Royce hybrid power Photo: Rolls-Royce

    Rolls-Royce batteries for Golden Energy PSVs


    Rolls-Royce will deliver a hybrid battery-powered energy system to convert two offshore vessels (PSVs) operated by Norway-based Golden Energy Offshore to achieve cleaner operations.

  • Kongsberg Maritime will deliver power and hybrid systems to nine Ro-Ro vessels ordered by Italy’s Grimaldi Group Photo: Knud E. Hansen

    Hybrid power deal for nine Ro-Ro vessels


    Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded significant contracts with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co China to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine Roll on–Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels ordered by Italy’s Grimaldi Group.

  • The vessels will benefit from ABB Ability System 800xA automation

    Efficiency gains through system integration


    In a first for an Indian shipowner ABB will integrate all systems onboard two newbuild Indian ferries making them more efficient and sustainable.

  • Corvus Energy will supply lithium ion battery-based ESS for five new all-electric ferries being built for Fjord1

    Corvus batteries for electric quintet


    Corvus Energy will supply lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1.

  • PBES is undergoing a restructure to fulfil its 2018 deliveries

    Lithium battery company announces restructure


    Despite the speculation Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) says it is still open for business, but it will be undergoing a restructure to fulfil its 2018 deliveries.

  • 'Stena Jutlandica' will be a showcase ship for battery technology

    Stena Line opts for Corvus for ferry battery refit


    Stena Line has chosen Corvus Energy as its supplier of choice to convert one of its flagship ro-pax ferries to battery power.

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    Year milestone for PBES powered electric ferries


    Two Norwegian hybrid ferries have completed their first year in operation following their refit with PBES energy storage solutions.

  • The Orca Energy ESS from Corvus will form part of the Kongsberg hybrid solution powering the PSV’s propulsion and dynamic positioning system

    First PSV battery retrofits for the Americas


    Corvus Energy has been selected to provide battery power to four Gulf of Mexico SEACOR platform supply vessels being retrofitted to hybrid operations.

  • The UltraBattery UB-50-12 is one of the products covered by EMP certification Photo: The Furukawa Battery Company

    Japanese batteries approved for EMP vessel use


    Eco Marine Power (EMP) has certified The Furukawa Battery Co Ltd of Japan as an approved supplier of battery technologies for use onboard its ship and marine structures.

  • A 14.4% saving in fuel consumption on Scandlines' 'Prinsesse Benedikte' highlights the benefits of batteries in the ro-pax sector

    Batteries beyond short-sea shipping


    They are finding followers among ferry, offshore and ro-pax vessels, but what will it take for batteries to breakthrough to the deep sea shipping market? Willie Wagen, global vice president of sales and marketing and managing director Europe at Corvus, argues that we are closer than many observers believe.

  • The vessels are of Rolls-Royce UT 771 WP design with the characteristic Wave Piercing bow

    Rolls-Royce battery power for six offshore vessels


    Rolls-Royce will upgrade six Chinese built offshore vessels with battery-powered energy system in order to substantially improve their environmental and economic efficiency.

  • 'Seacor Maya’ was the first Mexmar vessel chosen for a Kongsberg hybrid power upgrade

    Kongsberg hybrid power upgrades for trio of PSVs


    Three Mexmar platform supply vessels are to receive unique hybrid power upgrades courtesy of Kongsberg Maritime.