Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 2

  • A concept drawing of a large vessel powered by fuel cells
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    More Demand And Demand For More, Says ABB

    2021-11-22T11:42:00Z

    Collaboration is key to ABB Marine & Ports’ fuel cell ambitions and it allows Jostein Bogan, its product manager for energy storage and fuel cells, to take a broad view of the sector as well as at its own involvement.

  • HyShip is planning to bring a combined ro-ro and hydrogen carrier into service in 2024
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    EU Projects And Commercial Interest For Kongsberg

    2021-11-22T11:28:00Z

    An EU-funded project, HyShip, will result in a ro-ro demonstration ship powered by fuel cells and operated by Wilhelmsen to distribute liquid green hydrogen (LH2) to hydrogen hubs along the south western Norwegian coast while carrying cargo to coastal communities.

  • TECO 2030’s 400kW fuel cell secured approval in principle from DNV in October
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    Fuel Cell Power Density Improves, But Can Never Match Diesel

    2021-11-16T10:44:00Z

    When fuel storage volumes are included, lower power density is an inevitable trade-off

  • Eidesvik and Aker BP agreed to collaborate in the retrofit of ammonia-fuelled SOFC technology on board two offshore vessels on 9 November.
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    Aker BP SOFC retrofit deal latest in series of Aker ammonia initiatives

    2021-11-12T11:57:00Z

    When Eidesvik Offshore ASA announced on 9 November that it was signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aker BP to examine the possibility of retrofitting ammonia-fuelled solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFC) on two offshore support vessels (OSV), it represented the latest step in a series of ammonia-related initiatives by companies ...

  • FinFerries’ hybrid-electric ferry Altera features high-efficiency azimuth thrusters.
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    EcoPellers selected for hybrid-electric ferry order

    2021-11-12T09:54:00Z

    Schottel has received an order to supply two EcoPellers for installation in a 100m long hybrid-electric ferry, Altera. The LMG-Marin designed Ro-Pax ferry is under construction at Crist shipyard in Poland, and will be operated by state-owned Finnish ferry operator FinFerries.

  • The MAN 35/44DF engine
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    HyProp ECO propulsion solution for chemical tanker newbuildings

    2021-11-11T11:40:00Z

    Dingheng shipyard, the subsidiary of China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (CMJL), has ordered an integrated HyProp ECO propulsion package for four new Finnish/Swedish 1A ice class chemical tankers for Hamburg-based tanker operator, John T. Essberger.

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    Hydroniq Rack seawater cooler for new wellboat

    2021-11-11T10:54:00Z

    Hydroniq Coolers has won a contract with Larsnes Mek Verksted to deliver a hull-integrated seawater cooling system to a new wellboat being built by the yard for Norwegian wellboat company Rostein.

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    Berg inks deal with Yaskawa in electric propulsion drive

    2021-11-10T13:28:00Z

    Berg Propulsion has signed a key supplier and cooperation agreement to provide systems integration capability for Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch permanent magnet (PM) and power electronics products.

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    Kotug and Shift team up to power electric tugs

    2021-11-08T12:27:00Z

    Kotug International and Shift Clean Energy have teamed up to use Shift’s new PwrSwäp clean energy service - which uses swappable batteries on a pay-as-you-go basis - on Kotug’s E-Pusher vessels. 

  • Vertom’s new short-sea breed will debut next year
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    Diesel-Electric Mode For Dutch Coasters

    2021-11-05T17:06:00Z

    A new generation of diesel-electric coasters ordered by Rotterdam-based Vertom Shipping from a domestic yard underscores the Netherlands’ position as the prime mover in revitalising the European short-sea sector.

  • Kristian Eikeland Holmefjord, EVP & Project Director – Fuel Cells at Corvus (second from left, pictured with fellow members of Corvus’ management team for the marine fuel cell development project).
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    MEPC Fuel Cell guidelines set standards for industry

    2021-11-02T05:50:00Z

    The latest MEPC provisional guidelines for fuel cells has been announced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The guidelines will have an important part to play as the industry looks to adopt fuel cells for powering vessels in the future.

  • Stefan Goranov, WinGD’s hybridisation programme manager
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    WinGD receives first order for integrated hybrid powerpack

    2021-10-29T16:12:00Z

    The award of a first contract for a WinGD battery-hybrid powerpack represents a next step on the engine designer’s journey into electrification and system integration, Paul Gunton reports

  • Hybrid energy systems are offering one of the most cost-effective solutions for deep-sea vessels to meet future environmental targets
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    WinGD system integration contract for NYK hybrid PCTCs

    2021-10-29T16:12:00Z

    WinGD has won a contract to integrate hybrid energy systems on four newbuild pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) for Japanese owner NYK Line. The LNG-fuelled PCTCs will be equipped with WinGD 620mm-bore XDF two-stroke engines, combined with shaft generators, DC-links and battery systems.

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    Wärtsilä hybrid upgrade for Siem PSV

    2021-10-28T12:13:00Z

    Wärtsilä is to upgrade an 89 metre platform supply vessel owned by Siem Offshore Rederi for hybrid engine and battery propulsion.

  • PM machine assembly in Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch’s Large Drive Test Centre in Lappeenranta, one of the world’s biggest for testing large electric drive systems for marine applications and renewable energy generally
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    Why permanent magnets trump the norm for in-line shaft generators

    2021-10-27T15:41:00Z

    Producing electrical power using permanent magnet (PM) technology is the future for slow-speed maritime generator applications and will help to reduce the carbon intensity of ships, says Jussi Puranen, Head of Product Line, Electric Machines, at Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch

  • A SeaQ Energy Storage System will be installed aboard a Siem Offshore subsea construction vessel, similar to Siem Stingray (pictured) in Q1 2022.
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    Vard Electro books ESS order with Siem Offshore

    2021-10-26T09:24:00Z

    Vard Electro has received an order for an Energy Storage System (ESS) for an offshore subsea construction vessel operated by Siem Offshore.

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    Corvus reaches milestone with new tug order

    2021-10-20T10:55:00Z

    Corvus Energy has reached a milestone in its supply of lithium-ion battery technology with its 500th order, also the largest in the company’s history.

  • Record-breaking double-enders are due to ply the Strait of Dover in 2023.
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    Game Changers For Dover/Calais Run

    2021-10-20T10:44:00Z

    Tailored to the shortest and busiest crossing on the English Channel, the new ro-pax generation taking shape for P&O Ferries promises to be a standard bearer for service dependability, cost efficiency and environmental compatibility.

  • At the top of the world: Le Commandant Charcot.
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    Extending Year-Round Polar Odysseys

    2021-10-19T11:02:03.197Z

    A newly-built, French-owned expedition cruise ship has become the first vessel of her type to reach the geographic North Pole.

  • The fully electric CIT-E Ferry extends to varying lengths depending on need Photo: Fassmer
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    Fully electric extendable ferry concept

    2021-10-06T12:19:00Z

    Composite boat manufacturer Fassmer and Torqeedo have teamed up to create a fully electric ferry concept for public transport.