Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 17

  • When launched in mid-2019 the Water-Go-Round will be the first fuel cell vessel in the US and the first commercial fuel cell ferry in the world

    Maritime fuel cell market grows in 2018


    The maritime fuel cell market continued to develop in 2018, but the technology remains immature and dependent upon government support for viability in its fastest growth markets, Norway, Germany and Japan, a market report noted.

  • TfL will resume the Woolwich ferry using hybrid propulsion Photo: LMG Marin

    Woolwich ferry to reopen with hybrids


    Transport for London (TfL) plans to resume its Thames crossing at Woolwich in February with the launch of two new hybrid diesel-electric ferries.

  • Asahi Tanker electric tanker concept design

    Asahi Tanker introduces all-electric bunker vessel concept


    Asahi Tanker, the Japanese ship operator, has unveiled a vessel design for the world''s first fully-electric tanker, in conjunction with ship broker Exeno-Yamamizu.

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

    Corvus to power five Fjord1 Norwegian electric ferries


    Havyard Shipyard in Leirvik, Sogn is to build five electric ferries for ferry operator Fjord1. The five ferries are expected to be delivered in 2019, with all five to be fully operational on four additional routes in Norway by 1 January 2020.

  • Waxholmsbolaget’s hybrid ferry

    Hybrid electric ferry cuts emissions


    Stockholm shipping company Waxholmsbolaget has launched its first hybrid ice-going passenger ferry equipped with a hybrid electric Danfoss Editron marine system to cut fuel usage and emissions.

  • Corvus Energy is building a new marine battery factory in Norway Photo: Corvus Energy

    New Corvus battery factory in Norway


    Canadian energy storage specialist, Corvus Energy, has announced that contracts for a new maritime batteries factory in Norway have been finalised.

  • 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.