Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 7

  • 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.

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

    2021-08-04T12:57:24Z

    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

  • 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 ...

  • The successful test of auto berthing of the ‘Sunflower Shiretoko’ Photo: MOL
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    First auto berthing using large car ferry

    2021-05-24T14:40:00Z

    Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Akishima Laboratories and MOL Ferry have successfully demonstrated their jointly developed auto berthing and unberthing system.

  • Half of UECC’s fleet will soon be eco-friendly hybrids Photo: UECC
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    Keel-laying for third UECC LNG/hybrid PCTC

    2021-05-21T12:00:00Z

    Construction of the third in a series of newbuild LNG battery hybrid PCTCs for United European Car Carriers (UECC) reached a significant milestone this week with keel-laying at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard.

  • Hurtigruten has ordered the retrofit of 2 x 1.12MWh energy storage systems aboard three of its coastal passenger vessels
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    Kongsberg Maritime wins Hurtigruten ESS retrofit contract

    2021-05-11T13:08:00Z

    Norwegian ferry and cruise operator Hurtigruten has announced details of a retrofit programme to lower emissions from seven of its vessels. Three ships will undergo extensive retrofits, which will see their engines replaced with low-emission Bergen engines and the installation of 2.24MWh capacity battery packs.

  • Foss's ‘Leisa Florence’ ASD-90 tugboat, sister vessel to ‘Rachael Allen’ Photo: Foss Maritime
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    Commercial autonomous tug in US first

    2021-05-07T14:47:00Z

    Foss Maritime has selected Sea Machines Robotics’ autonomous command and control system for use on board its new tugboat, the fourth of several new ASD-90 tugs under construction at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in the State of Washington.

  • A pilot hybrid fuel cell- battery power system for cruise ships is being developed in the Nautilus project.
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    MODULARITY BRINGS EFFICIENCY TO HYBRID FUEL CELL CONCEPT

    2021-05-01T00:09:00Z

    A consortium of technology developers, shipyards and shipowners is developing a hybrid solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) genset, and the modularity of the design aims to increase efficiency and facilitate a stepwise transition to low GHG emission fuels.

  • Alfa Laval is participating in a test to study the durability of a methanol-fuelled PEM fuel cell. (credit: Blue World Technologies)
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    HYBRID METHANOL FUEL CELL SYSTEM BEING TESTED FOR MARINE AUXILIARY POWER

    2021-04-26T10:48:00Z

    A hybrid, methanol-fuelled, high-temperature proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell system is being tested as part of a joint venture between Blue World Technologies, Alfa Laval and vessel owners DFDS, Maersk Drilling and Hafnia.

  • Shell, Sembmarine and Singaporean shipowner Penguin International agreed to conduct Singapore's first hydrogen PEM FC project.
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    Shell to participate in Singaporean PEM FC retrofit project

    2021-04-23T19:33:00Z

    Shell announced on Thursday 22 April that it would participate in a hydrogen-fuelled fuel cell trial in Singapore.

  • UECC's first LNG battery hybrid PCTC being prepared for launch in Shanghai Photo: UECC
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    UECC launches new LNG battery hybrid PCTC

    2021-04-15T11:27:00Z

    The first of three LNG battery hybrid pure car truck carriers commissioned by United European Car Carriers (UECC) has been launched in at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai.

  • Sembcorp Marine is installing Schottel’s hybrid drive system on its series of new LNG tugs Photo: Schottel
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    Schottel hybrid drive for new LNG tugs

    2021-04-14T12:04:00Z

    Sembcorp Marine is using Schottel’s azimuthal hybrid drive system SYDRIVE-E for the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) hybrid tug.