Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 3

  • Vallianz Holdings and Royal IHC have agreed an MoU to develop a battery-hybrid Service Operation Vessel.
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    Vallianz and Royal IHC to develop battery hybrid SOV

    2022-04-04T18:32:00Z

    Singapore-based Vallianz Holdings has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Royal IHC on the design and construction of a next generation Service Operation Vessel (SOV) to support the operations and maintenance of offshore windfarms.

  • Foreship participated in the Current Direct project, which combined an innovative Energy as a Service platform with improved battery systems.
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    6,000 inland vessels targeted for swappable battery power

    2022-04-01T10:17:00Z

    Foreship estimates that 6,000 inland vessels in Europe could benefit from a battery-electric power solution.

  • BV's new rule note, NR 547, covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology.
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    Safety of Maritime Fuel Cells Focus of New BV Rule Note

    2022-03-29T10:29:00Z

    A new rule note (NR547) addressing the safety requirements of fuel cell power systems on board ships has been released by Bureau Veritas (BV). The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power ...

  • Alejwinse and Ingeteam plan to work closely together to offer hybrid and electric propulsion systems, energy storage systems, electric motors and frequency drives to the maritime market.
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    Alewijnse and Ingeteam target electric propulsion

    2022-03-23T11:27:00Z

    Alewijnse and Ingeteam have joined forces to facilitate the development and integration of hybrid and electric propulsion systems.

  • Caterpillar Marine has extended its experience supplying variable speed generator sets for diesel-electric vessels, such as Edda Wind's CSOVs, into system integration.
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    Caterpillar Marine extends hybrid and electric capabilities

    2022-03-23T11:07:00Z

    Caterpillar Marine is expanding its expanded delivery of advanced propulsion and power solutions to the industry by leveraging hybrid and electric expertise from across its enterprise and selectively incorporating technology from machine and off-highway products.

  • A joint industry project has been launched to define guidelines for standardised interfaces for both swappable and fixed battery containers.
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    JIP aims for standardised battery containers

    2022-03-21T11:18:00Z

    A joint industry project (JIP) was established this month with the aim of achieving a high level of standardization for maritime, containerized battery systems.

  • Step change in efficiency: Australia's Hysata's hydrogen capillary-fed electrolysis cell has achieved 98% cell energy efficiency when producing green hydrogen
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    Electrolyser breaks efficiency records

    2022-03-21T11:14:00Z

    Australia-based Hysata’s hydrogen capillary-fed electrolysis cell can produce green hydrogen from water at 98% cell energy efficiency, well above the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) 2050 target and significantly better than existing electrolyser technologies.

  • Thialf and Sleipnir on Shore Power at the Calandkanaal
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    Sleipnir connects to shore power at Rotterdam

    2022-03-18T09:57:00Z

    Heerema’s largest crane vessels, Sleipnir and Thialf, have officially switched from using their engines to using shore power at the Port of Rotterdam.

  • Zinus will deliver a fully automatic charging solution to three electric passenger catamarans on order at Penguin Shipyard International in Singapore.
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    Zinus secures Asian shore power breakthrough

    2022-03-14T10:09:00Z

    Zinus’ autonomous charging solution will enable fully electric and sustainable sea transportation for workers going to and from Shell Energy and Chemicals Park in Singapore.

  • ClassNK will collaborate with PowerX in the development of its power transfer vessel concept (Power ARK).
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    ClassNK to collaborate on Power ARK Project

    2022-03-11T10:50:00Z

    ClassNK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PowerX to collaborate on the development of the power transfer vessel (Power ARK).

  • The order for 2+2 hybrid bunker tankers follows shortly after the agreement of an MoU between ABS, Vallianz, SeaTech and Shift Clean Energy in February 2022 (pictured)
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    Partners develop Singapore’s first hybrid electric bunker tankers

    2022-03-10T11:20:00Z

    A new partnership between climate action solution provider Shift Clean Energy, SeaTech and Vitol, a leader in the energy sector, will provide Vitol’s bunker operations company, V-Bunkers, with Singapore’s first hybrid bunker tankers. They will be designed by SeaTech Solutions, using Shift’s energy storage systems (ESS).

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    Hybrid propulsion for aquaculture vessel

    2022-03-09T09:53:00Z

    Sustainability is at the heart of a new offshore aquaculture farm off the Californian coast

  • Construction of a second vessel Skywalker class CSOV began at CMHI in mid January.
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    Steel cut for second Skywalker class vessel

    2022-03-02T11:55:00Z

    The first steel has been cut for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) second construction service operation vessel (CSOV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu. 

  • Roy Storeng will head up Echandia’s business development in Norway
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    Battery developer expands

    2022-03-01T12:44:00Z

    A marine electrification company is expanding into Norway on the back of continued growth

  • The port of Orkney installed the UK’s first intermediate voltage shore power connection in 2020.
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    UK launches consultation on shore power

    2022-03-01T10:52:00Z

    The UK government launched a consultation in February 2022 to form a fully considered cost/benefit analysis around the proposed introduction of shore power charging in the UK. 

  • The new battery-hybrid vessel's design is expected to immediately lower CO2 emissions by over 40%, compared with existing tonnage.
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    Hagland exercises self-discharging bulker option

    2022-02-28T10:37:00Z

    Hagland Shipping has taken up an option for a further mini geared bulker at Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands. The 5,000 dwt newbuilding will be equipped with a shore power connection, and features a similar hybrid battery solution to the two preceding vessels in the series.

  • The Korea Register (KR) will collaborate with STX Energy Solutions and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering on the standardisation and commercialisation of SOFC technology for maritime applications.
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    KR signs SOFC MoU

    2022-02-25T11:13:00Z

    The Korea Register (KR) has signed an MoU with STX Energy Solutions (STX ES) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to work together on the technology standardisation and commercialisation of solid oxide fuel cells for ships.

  • The merger between France-based shipbuilding group OCEA and Wight is scheduled to complete by March 2022.
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    Cross-channel merger between OCEA and Wight to extend reach

    2022-02-24T11:29:00Z

    Toby Mumford of Wight Shipyard Co. discusses two major orders for battery-hybrid ferries, and the implications of regulatory changes, and an upcoming merger.

  • A consortium is collaborating on the construction of the first all-electric, zero carbon emissions harbour tug (e-tug) in the Asia Pacific region.
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    Asia’s first e-tug planned

    2022-02-24T10:26:00Z

    Shift Clean Energy, Vallianz Holdings, SeaTech Solutions International, and ABS have formed a strategic alliance for the construction of an all-electric, zero carbon emissions harbour tug (e-tug) – the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region.

  • A high-power fuel cell concept capable of generating 3MW of electrical power has received an AiP from DNV
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    AiP for ABB and Ballard high-power PEM fuel cell concept

    2022-02-23T15:04:00Z

    ABB and Ballard have announced that their high-power fuel cell concept has been awarded an AiP from DNV. The announcement represents a significant step forward in the development of the project, which was launched in 2018.