Prospects for battery power are positive

Julien Boulland_BV

The use of onboard energy storage has grown rapidly over the last decade, and new chemistries are likely to be competing with lithium-ion batteries by around 2030

Green Shipping Programme Director at DNV, Narve Mjøs, highlights the massive recent growth in the adoption of onboard energy storage – the industry is now approaching 1,000 references. 

Not just the realm of Norwegian ferries, many shipowners are looking to benefit from the increased energy efficiency they provide as part of a hybrid propulsion system.

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