Marine

Ballard signs supply agreement with Norled for fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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Norled’s ferry is expected to the world’s first liquid hydrogen fuel cell ferry operating commercially Ballard Power Systems has signed an equipment supply agreement (ESA) with Norled AS, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two of the company’s next-generation 200 kW modules that will be …

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Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas

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Wärtsilä will install a 1,450-kW battery on one of Harvey Gulf’s vessels A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage solution from the technology group Wärtsilä, will significantly enhance the efficiency and environmental performance of the ‘Harvey Energy’, a platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, which is owned by Louisiana-based …

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Ballard to establish fuel cell centre of excellence in Europe

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Ballard’s centre will design and manufacture heavy duty fuel cell modules Ballard Power Systems is establishing a Marine Centre of Excellence dedicated to fuel cell marine applications at the company’s engineering, manufacturing and service facility in Hobro, Denmark. The Marine CoE will design and manufacture heavy duty fuel cell modules …

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UECC invest in new generation PCTC

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UECC’s pure car/truck carrier will come with battery hybrid LNG systems United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two new generation PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co. and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. The newbuilding …

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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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