Marine

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

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Wärtsilä will install a battery hybrid propulsion system on the Hagland Captain Technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the Hagland Captain, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It …

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MAN Cryo develops marine fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen

Fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen

The system is the first marine-system design that secures preliminary approval in principle MAN Cryo, a wholly owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, developed the Liquid Hydrogen Marine Fuel Gas System design in-house at its headquarters in Gothenburg, in close cooperation with the shipowner, Fjord1, and ship designer, Multi Maritime, in …

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Torqeedo-powered electric ferry launched in Thailand

Thailand’s first all-electric passenger ferry

The all-electric passenger ferry will operate a 5-km long route between Hua Lampjong and Thewes Pier in Bangkok Thailand’s first all-electric commuter ferry, powered by the German e-boat powertrain developer – Torqeedo, has been placed into service by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA). Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha celebrated the launch, …

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Corvus Energy to increase production capacity at maritime battery factories

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Corvus Energy’s new factory will located in Bergin in Norway In spring 2018, Corvus Energy revealed the plans for a new fully automated factory for maritime batteries in Bergen, Norway. The company announced that contracts for the factory location and the production equipment were finalised and signed this week. The …

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Kongsberg selects Leclanché energy storage to power electric and hybrid marine industry

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Leclanché will provide nine of Kongsberg vessels with a total of 45 MWh batteries Leading global maritime technology company Kongsberg Maritime has selected Leclanché, one of the world’s leading storage solutions companies, as its battery partner and supplier of customised marine energy storage solutions. The partnership contributes to Kongsberg’s new …

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H2-Industries and LR to develop standards for hydrogen powered vessels

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H2-Industries’ and LR’s LOHC technology can safely store hydrogen and release electrical energy on demand H2-Industries and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have announced a collaboration on safety standards for all-electric vessels based on the innovative Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) power storage technology. The project is seeking to obtain approval in …

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Rolls-Royce introduces new MTU hybrid propulsion systems for ships

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Rolls-Royce will test the MTU hybrid system in 2019 As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems onto the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats in a power range of 1,000-4,000 …

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