Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 14

  • ABS has published its Practical Considerations for Hybrid Electric Power Systems Onboard Vessels

    ABS publishes practical guidance on hybrid electric power


    ABS has published its Practical Considerations for Hybrid Electric Power Systems Onboard Vessels exploring the different forms of hybrid electric power systems and offering practical insight into their application on board.

  • The new safety solution will enable simplified placement of the fuel cell system inside a ship’s hull.

    Inherently gas safe marine fuel cell system awarded AiP


    The Corvus Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell System developed through the H2NOR project has received Approval in Principle (AiP) by DNV for its safety solution enabling simplified placement of the system inside a ship’s hull.

  • Takayuki Onodera of Yanmar and Bas Verkaik of ELEO at the signing ceremony.

    Yanmar Acquires Battery Technology Company ELEO


    Yanmar Holdings has acquired a majority share in ELEO Technologies, a battery technology company based in the Netherlands.

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

    Vallianz and Royal IHC to develop battery hybrid SOV


    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.

    6,000 inland vessels targeted for swappable battery power


    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.

    Safety of Maritime Fuel Cells Focus of New BV Rule Note


    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.

    Alewijnse and Ingeteam target electric propulsion


    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.

    Caterpillar Marine extends hybrid and electric capabilities


    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.

    JIP aims for standardised battery containers


    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

    Electrolyser breaks efficiency records


    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

    Sleipnir connects to shore power at Rotterdam


    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.

    Zinus secures Asian shore power breakthrough


    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).

    ClassNK to collaborate on Power ARK Project


    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)

    Partners develop Singapore’s first hybrid electric bunker tankers


    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


    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.

    Steel cut for second Skywalker class vessel


    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

    Battery developer expands


    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.

    UK launches consultation on shore power


    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.

    Hagland exercises self-discharging bulker option


    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.

    KR signs SOFC MoU


    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.