Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 2

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    Norway’s Vestland Evaluating Hydrogen Value Chain

    2024-02-23T15:24:00Z

    Ocean Hyway Cluster and partners are exploring the potential for retrofitting PSVs for hydrogen or ammonia fuel, including what value a local industry could create for Vestland in western Norway.

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    New methanol hybrid CSV partnership

    2024-02-19T17:54:00Z

    Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are teaming up on a new methanol hybrid construction support vessel, with an option for four more

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    FRENCH LINE REVITALISES SHORT-SEA TRADE

    2024-02-19T12:48:00Z

    Melding progressive European design with adept South Korean production, the first of a new flotilla of intra-regional boxships has been delivered to French carrier CMA CGM.

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    NORTH ATLANTIC RO-ROS READY FOR METHANOL

    2024-02-16T11:37:00Z

    Faroe Island-based shipowner Smyril Line has initiated a major new stage of fleet development by ordering two methanol-ready ro-ro freight vessels in China.

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    EU Backs efuels Retrofit for Bulker

    2024-02-08T15:30:00Z

    A bulk carrier is to be converted to run on next-generation fuels under an EU-sponsored initiative aimed at accelerating international shipping’s decarbonisation. The EUR17m ($18.2m) GAMMA collaborative project, named in reference to usage of ‘green’ ammonia and (bio)methanol, will see a 62,000dwt Ultramax bulker retrofitted with new technologies.

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    LR AiP for H2 fuel-cell ferry for the Estonian State Fleet

    2024-02-06T12:04:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Estonian State Fleet for hydrogen fuel-cell ferry designed by Finnish ship design and engineering company Deltamarin.

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    DNV study validates energy efficiency gains for DFE+ propulsion solution for LNGCs

    2024-02-06T11:59:00Z

    DNV has quantified the gains that owners of LNG carriers could expect to achieve using the new Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) solution developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions. Comprising MAN’s four-stroke 49/60DF dual fuel engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC power distribution and control system, the solution has been developed to overcome efficiency challenges that are specific to the vessel type.

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    UK electric offshore vessel scheme takes shape

    2024-02-01T12:19:00Z

    Technical consultancy Longitude Engineering has been retained for the design of the all-electric, offshore service operation vessel (SOV) planned by a Bibby Marine-led international consortium.

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    UK announces awards fourth round of clean maritime funding

    2024-01-30T17:25:00Z

    The British government awarded USD42 million (£33 million) towards a number of maritime green technology projects on Friday 26 January. The funding was awarded as part of the fourth round of the government’s Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC4) to a number of ports and ship projects, encompassing a range of clean maritime technologies including electric, hydrogen, ammonia, methanol and wind power.

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    AiP for Yanmar maritime hydrogen fuel cell

    2024-01-18T15:00:00Z

    ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a maritime hydrogen fuel cell system developed by YANMAR Power Technology Co., Ltd. (YANMAR PT). This is the first AiP certification for a maritime hydrogen fuel cell system developed by a Japanese manufacturer.

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    First successful demonstration of onboard ammonia-H2 cracking

    2024-01-16T13:56:00Z

    The successful operation of an ammonia to hydrogen cracker was successfully demonstrated on 18 November on an offshore supply vessel operated by Zumaia Offshore in the Bay of Biscay, according to a project participant. The demonstration was the first of its kind to be concluded, the participants claim.

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    GE Vernova to provide hybrid-electric propulsion package for auxiliaries

    2024-01-16T12:47:00Z

    A UK consortium has awarded GE Vernova the contract to supply an advanced hybrid propulsion solution for three Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships on order for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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    Ulstein Verft welcomes first of two CSOV hulls

    2024-01-15T13:37:00Z

    The hull of the first of two new TWIN X-STERN CSOVs for Olympic has arrived at Ulstein Verft’s yard in Norway for outfitting

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    Ulstein Verft to build two new hybrid CSOVs

    2024-01-05T15:39:00Z

    Ulstein Verft is to build two new hybrid construction service operation vessels for the offshore wind industry

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    Zinus powers emissions-free RoPax ferry

    2024-01-03T13:40:00Z

    Zinus has won the contact to supply its autonomous charging solution for the world’s first zero-emissions, lightweight RoPax ferry

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    All-Electric Future For Aussie Limestone Bulker

    2024-01-03T10:33:00Z

    Ranked as the world’s first self-unloading vessel readied for fully-electric battery operation, an 11,000dwt limestone carrier is due to enter the Australian coastwise traffic in early 2026.

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    ABS Inks MoU with Indian Electric Tug Innovators

    2023-12-20T12:18:00Z

    ABS has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd., Seatech Solutions International (Seatech) and Shift Clean Energy (Shift) to develop electric tugboats. The initiative forms part of a wider plan to achieve India’s goal of becoming the ‘Global Hub for Green Shipbuilding’ by 2030.

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    Brunvoll Mar-El delivers onshore ferry chargers

    2023-12-14T14:20:00Z

    Brunvoll Mar-El is to deliver the onshore charging system for fast ferries operating in the Bergen area in Norway

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    Ulstein Specifies MeOH-Ready 175D Engines For Offshore Newbuildings

    2023-12-14T11:56:00Z

    Ulstein Verft AS, the Norwegian yard, has ordered 2 × 3 × MAN 12V175D-MEV methanol-ready engines in connection with the building of two CSOV (Commissioning Service Operation Vessels) for Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore), the offshore unit of international shipping corporation, Schulte Group. The vessels are designed to support the offshore wind-energy market, and are planned for delivery in 2025; an option for four additional vessels exists.

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    Aasen Shipping opts for Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion solution

    2023-12-12T12:47:00Z

    Wärtsilä will supply an integrated hybrid propulsion solution for three new self-discharging cargo vessels being built at the Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands for Norwegian shipowner Aasen Shipping. As part of the solution, the ships will feature the latest addition to Wärtsilä’s engine portfolio, the Wärtsilä 25, which was launched in September 2022. The engines and vessel are prepared for operation on sustainable fuels in the future. The order was booked by Wärtsilä in September 2023.