Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 3

  • Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics will develop and market autonomous vessel control systems Photo: Rolls-Royce
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    Autonomous vessel control systems deal

    2021-09-23T12:25:00Z

    Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics have teamed up to deliver remote command, autonomous control and intelligent crew support systems to the marine market.

  • Uber Boat operates a high speed passenger boat service on the River Thames Photo: Flickr
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    Developing clean marine energy for London

    2021-09-16T13:43:00Z

    Maritime industry firms have secured funding from the UK government to develop new power and propulsion technologies for London, with the potential to reduce emissions across global waterways.

  • Skeleton Technologies is developing a next generation successor to its 51V ultracapacitor (pictured) with up to 10 times the energy density of current technology. It is expected to reach the market in 2023.
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    ACCURATE MODELLING FOR HYBRID-SUPERCAPACITOR POWER SYSTEMS

    2021-09-16T09:50:00Z

    A supercapacitor can run in parallel with a battery, without the need for sophisticated power electronics, but this potential simplicity doesn’t necessarily transfer to the modelling required to estimate payback time.

  • Volvo Penta’s IPS Photo: Volvo Penta
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    Volvo and Danfoss power hybrid CTVs

    2021-09-13T12:12:00Z

    Two new hybrid crew transfer vessels have arrived at MHO-Co’s headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark, after making the 12,000 nautical mile journey from China’s AFAI Southern Shipyard.

  • EST-Floattech has released a new battery management system Photo: EST-Floattech
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    EST-Floattech unveils new marine BMS

    2021-09-13T12:07:00Z

    EST-Floattech has released a new DNV-certified battery management system for the marine market.

  • The Alphenaar is the first inland waterway vessel to use the zero-emissions service made possible by Wärtsilä’s battery container solution. (© Zero Emission Services)
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    Replaceable battery containers cut emissions for inland waterway vessels

    2021-09-07T15:57:00Z

    Wärtsilä has developed and delivered a mobile battery container solution that will enable inland waterway vessels to operate with zero emissions.

  • MoU signing
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    Corvus and Sanmar to develop clean tugs

    2021-09-03T14:01:00Z

    Corvus Energy and Sanmar Shipyards have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a new range of zero-emission and hybrid tugs.

  • Dr Sebastian Pohlmann, VP Automotive and Business Development at Skeleton Technologies
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    PRODUCTION OF NEXT-GEN HYBRID-SUPERCAPACITOR POWER SYSTEMS 'DUE IN 2023'

    2021-09-01T18:53:00Z

    Production of the next generation of supercapacitors could begin as soon as 2023, Dr. Sebastian Pohlmann, VP Automotive and Business Development tells The Motorship in a feature on the energy efficiency technology in September's issue of the magazine.

  • MHO ‘Asgard’ and MHO ‘Apollo’ can operate with zero emissions Photo: Incat Crowther
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    Two more Incat Crowther CTVs for MHO & Co

    2021-08-26T11:49:00Z

    AFAI Southern Shipyard has successfully delivered a pair of Incat Crowther 35 crew transfer vessels (CTV), said to be the first hybrid CTVs in operation with zero-emission capability.

  • Praxis' GreenBattery ESS has received a Type Approval from DNV.
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    DNV AWARDS TYPE APPROVAL TO PRAXIS LFP BATTERY SYSTEM

    2021-08-25T15:07:00Z

    Classification society DNV has granted Type Approval to a battery system supplied by Netherlands-based technology supplier Praxis. The GreenBattery energy storage system, which utilises lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cell technology, forms an integral part of the company's Mega-Guard Electric Propulsion solution.

  • MV American Courage (pictured) is the largest ship ever capable of performing automated docking and dock-to-dock sailing operations.
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    TAKING SMALL STEPS TOWARDS AN AUTONOMOUS FUTURE

    2021-08-17T13:47:00Z

    The maritime industry is working towards an autonomous future, but uncertainty surrounds when we can expect autonomous developments to reach the market, writes Samantha Fisk.

  • The Hybrid SES crew transfer vessel was developed in partnership with ESNA, a ship design company based in Kristiansand, Norway.
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    Hybrid surface effect ship classed by BV

    2021-08-02T10:48:00Z

    Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has classified a hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES), the CWind Pioneer. The 24 passenger vessel features an air cushion, twin hulls and an innovative diesel and electric drivetrain with considerable battery storage onboard.

  • The new RoRos will be a hybrid of battery and LNG power Photo: Brittany Ferries
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    Brittany adds new battery/LNG hybrid RoRos

    2021-07-22T13:17:00Z

    Brittany Ferries is adding two new battery/LNG hybrid RoRos to its fleet.

  • The ‘Atlantic Shrike’ Photo: Atlantic Towing
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    Vard hybrid battery ESS for Atlantic Towing

    2021-07-14T12:12:00Z

    Vard Electro is to install its hybrid battery power system on board an Atlantic Towing platform supply vessel, the first time this multiple mode of battery technologies has been used on a single vessel in the Canadian offshore oil and gas industry.

  • SEA-KIT’s latest USV has been awarded a UMS certificate by Lloyd’s Register Photo: SEA-KIT
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    SEA-KIT awarded first UMS certificate by LR

    2021-07-09T11:25:00Z

    The first ever unmanned marine systems (UMS) certificate has been awarded to SEA-KIT International by Lloyd’s Register for its 12 metre X-Class unmanned surface vessel (USV) for geo-data specialist, Fugro.

  • Samsung Heavy Industries plans to conduct a demonstration test of its SOFC-powered design concept at its LNG demonstration facility at Geoje Shipyard.
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    DNV AWARDS AIP TO SHI SOFC-POWERED LNGC DESIGN

    2021-07-02T15:05:00Z

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from DNV for an LNG carrier design powered by LNG-fuelled solid oxide fuel cells. The AiP, the first of its kind for a design substituting fuel cells for a main mover aboard a deep-sea vessel, was announced by SHI on ...

  • One Sea has released a white paper on autonomous shipping Photo: One Sea
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    Autonomous shipping white paper

    2021-06-23T16:35:00Z

    An alliance bringing together experts in autonomous ship technology has released a new white paper on the relationship between ship safety and autonomous technology.

  • ‘Sparky’ is moved to the painting shop Photo: Damen
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    Damen reaches electric tug milestone

    2021-06-21T10:43:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has reached a major milestone in the construction of its first fully-electric reversed stern drive tug with the installation of the tug’s batteries.

  • Construction of the TrAM project’s demonstrator vessel, Medstraum, has begun at Fjellstrand shipyard in Norway.
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    Modular construction for full-electric ferry project to cut costs

    2021-06-10T18:58:00Z

    An EU-funded research project to introduce modular design and production concepts from the automotive sector into the shipbuilding market has begun construction of a full-electric passenger ferry in Norway.

  • The AHTS vessel Maersk Minder will be the first AHTS to be retrofitted for hybrid propulsion. (Copyright: Maersk Supply Service)
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    Maersk selects Wärtsilä HY Module for first hybrid AHTS retrofit

    2021-05-28T16:36:00Z

    Maersk Supply Service is undertaking a hybrid retrofit of a deep water anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel, the Maersk Minder. The retrofit is understood to be the first in the world. Technology group Wärtsilä has received an order to supply a containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system ...