Battery Hybrids & Full Electric Vessels – Page 9

  • The float out of Les Alizés was completed on 6 January 2022, when a launch ceremony was held at CMHI Haimen shipyard.

    Jan de Nul wind installation vessel launched


    Jan de Nul has achieved a milestone in its fleet investment program with the launch of the largest heavy lift vessel in its fleet, capable of installing the latest offshore wind components at China Merchants Heavy Industry’s Haimen shipyard, Nantong City on 6 January.

  • Martin Aasheim of NES with Stian Andrè Larsen of Peak Marine Tech AS

    Zero emission cable layer conversion


    Ship engineering company Peak Marine Tech AS has awarded Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES) a contract to supply the battery and control systems for the conversion of the Fjord Connector cable lay vessel.

  • The Wärtsilä HY Module for Bulkers installed on board the M/V Paolo Topic.

    Innovative hybrid PV solution installed on Ultramax


    Wärtsilä has completed the installation and commissioning of a hybrid power system onboard a 59,000dwt bulk carrier. The installation on the M/V Paolo Topic includes a PV solar energy solution, which will make it one of the most technologically advanced bulk carriers in the global fleet.  

  • The naming ceremony for the first of two full-electric bunker vessels ordered by Asahi Tanker for operation in Tokyo Bay was held on 22 December.

    Koa Sangyo holds naming ceremony for first full-electric bunker vessel


    A naming ceremony for what is claimed to be the world’s first full-electric bunker vessel has been held at Koa Sangyo shipyard in Marugame City, Kagawa, Japan. 

  • PSW has supplied a shore power solution to the Port of Trondheim in Norway

    Scana to merge with Norwegian shore power connection supplier


    Norway-based Scana ASA has announced that it is merging with Bergen-based PSW Group, a privately-held Bergen-based supplier of products and services to the offshore and maritime industries.

  • Havila Kystruten will deploy Havila Capella on a new route along the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Kirkenes

    New Havila Kystruten cruise vessel to enter service


    Havila Capella, the latest in a series of battery-hybrid LNG-fuelled cruise ferry newbuildings ordered by Havila Kystruten, will enter service operating along the Norwegian coast between Bergen and Kirkenes. The vessel was delivered on 9 November from Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard. 

  • FPS ‘Maas’ in Rotterdam

    Air Liquide inks long-term green hydrogen deal for fuel-cell barge


    Air Liquide (AL) has signed a long-term agreement to supply green hydrogen to an inland container vessel operated by Future Proof Shipping (FPS) in the Netherlands. The deal has been hailed as a milestone on the path to the decarbonisation of inland waterways.

  • VARD 4 12 for North Star

    New Vard SOV for North Star Dogger Bank contract


    North Star Group has secured a long-term charter contract to deliver an additional ship as part of its new hybrid-powered renewables fleet to support the third phase of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea.

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    Schottel package for first US all-electric tug


    The first all-electric tug reported to be built and operated in the United States will be equipped with a fully integrated electrical package from Schottel.

  • The full-scale HySeas III test at Kongsberg's facility in Ågotnes, Norway on  1 December 2021

    Successful full-scale string test for PEMFC propulsion system


    Kongsberg successfully concluded a string test for a full-scale electric propulsion system based on 600kW of hydrogen-powered PEM fuel cells at a facility in Ågotnes outside Bergen on 1 December. 

  • Hybrid-powered Auto Advance raises the ‘greener’ shipping banner



    Accelerated technological progression in automotive engineering and manufacturing is accompanied by a move to more sophisticated and environmentally-considerate product delivery logistics.

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    Volvo Penta to test power-by-the-hour model with Hurtigruten in 2022


    Volvo Penta has announced plans to trial a new power-by-the-hour business model in 2022. The company is planning to pilot the new business model with Hurtigruten when Norwegian expedition cruise operator takes delivery of a new hybrid day tour vessel.

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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.

  • Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general of ESPO

    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.