Marine

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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Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

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Rolls-Royce’s SAVe Energy system can be coupled with most types of propulsion units Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. SAVe Energy is a cost competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according to energy …

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Kongsberg wins contracts for nine hybrid ro-ro vessels

Artist's impression of the Grimaldi Green Fifth Generation

Kongsberg will supply large battery systems and energy management systems Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded contracts with China’s Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co. to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine roll on-roll off (ro-ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, Italy. The contracts are valued at more than 400 million Norwegian …

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Yara selects Norwegian shipbuilder Vard for zero-emission vessel

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The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel will be by ready to operate in 2022 The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as Yara signs a deal with Vard worth around 250 million Norwegian kroner (US$29.6 million) to build the vessel. Vard …

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