Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 3

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    First zero-emission high speed ferries project in the US advances

    2023-11-30T12:14:00Z

    A project to build the first zero-emission high speed ferries in the USA has advanced following the agreement of a strategic partnership agreement with Wärtsilä. The fully electric vessels will be built for San Francisco’s Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), the operator of the San Francisco Bay Ferry system.

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    Prototype nuclear reactor for ports

    2023-11-28T11:05:00Z

    A maritime nuclear power specialist has raised US$100 million to help build a prototype proof-of-concept reactor for ports.

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    MAN to supply gensets for H2-fuelled Container Feeders

    2023-11-21T11:38:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has received an order for two shipsets of variable-speed gensets from Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) in India in connection with the building of two short-sea feeder container ships for global logistics company, Samskip Group.

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    AiP for Nedstack's containerised fuel cell solution

    2023-11-14T13:43:00Z

    Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology has announced that its containerised low-temperature PEM fuel cell system has been awarded an AiP from Bureau Veritas. The announcement represents a significant step forward in the development of the innovative system.

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    Yanmar confirms first commercial PEM FC delivery

    2023-11-13T13:10:00Z

    Yanmar Power, a subsidiary of Yanmar, has announced that it has completed the first delivery of its new hydrogen fuel-cell system. The system was supplied to a 33-metre long passenger vessel Hanaria, which was launched in September. The vessel is expected to be delivered by Hongawara Shipyard by April 2024.

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    French industry-academic collaboration to focus on PEM electrolysis

    2023-11-13T12:42:00Z

    Elogen, a French leader in PEM (proton electron membrane) electrolysis, Université Paris-Saclay and France’s national scientific research institute, CNRS, have signed an agreement to create a joint research laboratory.

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    Tailor-Made Service Vessels For Largest Wind Farm

    2023-11-06T11:03:00Z

    A major programme of investment in support vessels tailored to the long-term needs of the offshore wind sector on the UK Continental Shelf is being rolled out by the Aberdeen company North Star Renewables.

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    MOL and Pyxis team up on electric vessels

    2023-11-01T15:12:00Z

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Pyxis Maritime are joining forces on the development and marketing of electric vessels in Singapore and Japan

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    Onshore power supply offers potential to power change

    2023-10-26T10:32:00Z

    With increasing numbers of ports committing to the Shore Power Declaration worldwide, ship-owners and operators could avail of a potentially simple route to reduced emissions, says Jon Halvard Bolstad Olsen, Head of Shore Power at Yara Marine Technologies.

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    Vard signs offshore wind CSOV deal

    2023-10-25T15:23:00Z

    Vard has signed a deal with the Windward Offshore consortium for the design and build of two hybrid commissioning service operation vessels

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    DFDS eyes CO2-neutral cross-Channel ferries by 2030

    2023-10-23T12:47:00Z

    DFDS has committed to introducing a new generation of hybrid-electric ferries on the busiest and shortest crossing of the English Channel by 2030.

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    Successful lab test advances Norwegian fuel cell project

    2023-10-19T09:55:00Z

    Norwegian technology provider HAV Group’s hydrogen-focused subsidiary HAV Hydrogen and Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) have completed a successful laboratory test of a hydrogen fuel cell in combination with a maritime control system. 

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    Hurtigruten ESS and engine retrofit delivers 23% CO2 emissions cut

    2023-10-18T11:38:00Z

    Norwegian ferry and cruise operator Hurtigruten has achieved a 23% reduction in CO2 emissions on its 121-metre passenger vessel MS Richard With in the first year of service after the conclusion of a retrofit programme. The extensive retrofit by Kongsberg Maritime saw the vessel’s engines replaced with low-emission Bergen engines and the installation of 2.24MWh capacity battery pack.

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    High-speed gensets for hybrid-electric cable-layer vessel

    2023-10-17T10:40:00Z

    Vard, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialised vessels, has ordered 4 × MAN 12V175D-MEM gensets in connection with the building of a new purpose-built, cable-laying vessel (CLV) for NCT Offshore, a Denmark-based subsea specialist. The gensets will form part of the vessel’s diesel-electric DP2 propulsion system, which also includes a hybrid battery package.

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    The Switch to supply DC power and protection devices to full-electric RoPax

    2023-10-13T12:06:00Z

    Helsinki-headquartered power electronics specialist The Switch has announced that it will supply a DC power and power protection device package as part of the battery-electric system for the world’s largest fully electric RoPax on order for Argentinian ferry operator Buquebus.

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    KSOE investment deepens SOFC focus

    2023-10-12T13:29:00Z

    A subsidiary of HD Hyundai Group, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co., Ltd. (KSOE), has signed a strategic investment of EUR45 million (US$47.6m) in a UK-based solid oxide fuel cell developer and manufacturer, Elcogen. 

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    Six new Damen tugs for Antwerp-Bruges

    2023-10-11T12:59:00Z

    The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for six new tugs as part of its ongoing fleet renewal programme

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    Hybrid-Electric LNGC Design Presents Net-Zero Pathways

    2023-10-09T09:10:00Z

    At Gastech 2023, Shell unveiled its new modular hybrid electric LNG carrier design together with CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding and Wärtsilä

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    Ammonia SOFC Feasible For Deepsea Container Ships

    2023-10-09T09:01:00Z

    Researchers in Singapore have concluded it is feasible to use an SOFC fuel cell with an integrated ammonia cracker to power large, deepsea container ships in the future.

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    China Lands Low-Carbon Norwegian Series

    2023-10-05T10:36:00Z

    In a further European short-sea vessel contract award to China, Norwegian interests have placed construction of a low-carbon class of multi-purpose carriers with Huanghai Shipbuilding.