Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 6

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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

    2021-08-18T11:00:13Z

    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.