Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 11

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    Project to accelerate development of Dutch hydrogen solutions receives funding


    A Netherlands based consortium intended to accelerate the introduction of hydrogen into the maritime sector has been awarded a grant of EUR24.2 million (US$27.4m) from the country’s R&D Mobility Fund.

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    EU Ports Call For FuelEU Clarity


    European port operators want coherent legislation on the provision and the use of clean energy infrastructure for ports.

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    Siemens Energy wins hybrid propulsion deal for NOAA research ships


    Siemens Energy has won a contract with Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors to supply power, propulsion and battery storage technology for two research vessels.

  • A rendering of Helbio's 50m3/h fuel processor unit

    Consortium to marinise Greek HIWAR gas reformation technology


    A consortium of industry participants, including class society RINA, ABB, Wärtsilä and the Liberian Registry have formed a consortium to deliver a marinized version of Greek developer Helbio’s gas reformation technology.

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    BAE Systems launches new hybrid propulsion system


    BAE Systems has launched its next-generation power and propulsion system for the marine market, a flexible solution to help operators both increase propulsion power and reach zero emissions by improving electrical efficiency and vessel range.

  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems has started commissioning tests on its fuel cell demonstrator

    PEM Fuel Cell Demonstrates Maritime And Land Potential


    A 250kW fuel cell demonstrator has been operational since mid-September at Rolls-Royce Power Systems’ Friedrichshafen plant, just 18 months after the idea of such an installation was first conceived, said Philippe Gorse, the company’s director for fuel cell solutions

  • A concept drawing of a large vessel powered by fuel cells

    More Demand And Demand For More, Says ABB


    Collaboration is key to ABB Marine & Ports’ fuel cell ambitions and it allows Jostein Bogan, its product manager for energy storage and fuel cells, to take a broad view of the sector as well as at its own involvement.

  • HyShip is planning to bring a combined ro-ro and hydrogen carrier into service in 2024

    EU Projects And Commercial Interest For Kongsberg


    An EU-funded project, HyShip, will result in a ro-ro demonstration ship powered by fuel cells and operated by Wilhelmsen to distribute liquid green hydrogen (LH2) to hydrogen hubs along the south western Norwegian coast while carrying cargo to coastal communities.

  • TECO 2030’s 400kW fuel cell secured approval in principle from DNV in October

    Fuel Cell Power Density Improves, But Can Never Match Diesel


    When fuel storage volumes are included, lower power density is an inevitable trade-off

  • Eidesvik and Aker BP agreed to collaborate in the retrofit of ammonia-fuelled SOFC technology on board two offshore vessels on 9 November.

    Aker BP SOFC retrofit deal latest in series of Aker ammonia initiatives


    When Eidesvik Offshore ASA announced on 9 November that it was signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aker BP to examine the possibility of retrofitting ammonia-fuelled solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFC) on two offshore support vessels (OSV), it represented the latest step in a series of ammonia-related initiatives by companies ...

  • FinFerries’ hybrid-electric ferry Altera features high-efficiency azimuth thrusters.

    EcoPellers selected for hybrid-electric ferry order


    Schottel has received an order to supply two EcoPellers for installation in a 100m long hybrid-electric ferry, Altera. The LMG-Marin designed Ro-Pax ferry is under construction at Crist shipyard in Poland, and will be operated by state-owned Finnish ferry operator FinFerries.

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    HyProp ECO propulsion solution for chemical tanker newbuildings


    Dingheng shipyard, the subsidiary of China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (CMJL), has ordered an integrated HyProp ECO propulsion package for four new Finnish/Swedish 1A ice class chemical tankers for Hamburg-based tanker operator, John T. Essberger.

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    Hydroniq Rack seawater cooler for new wellboat


    Hydroniq Coolers has won a contract with Larsnes Mek Verksted to deliver a hull-integrated seawater cooling system to a new wellboat being built by the yard for Norwegian wellboat company Rostein.

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    Berg inks deal with Yaskawa in electric propulsion drive


    Berg Propulsion has signed a key supplier and cooperation agreement to provide systems integration capability for Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch permanent magnet (PM) and power electronics products.

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    Kotug and Shift team up to power electric tugs


    Kotug International and Shift Clean Energy have teamed up to use Shift’s new PwrSwäp clean energy service - which uses swappable batteries on a pay-as-you-go basis - on Kotug’s E-Pusher vessels. 

  • Vertom’s new short-sea breed will debut next year

    Diesel-Electric Mode For Dutch Coasters


    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).

    MEPC Fuel Cell guidelines set standards for industry


    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


    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

    Why permanent magnets trump the norm for in-line shaft generators


    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.

    Vard Electro books ESS order with Siem Offshore


    Vard Electro has received an order for an Energy Storage System (ESS) for an offshore subsea construction vessel operated by Siem Offshore.