Marine

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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Corvus Energy to provide battery for Navtek’s first all-electric tug

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Turkish ship designer and builder Navtek Naval Technologies has selected Corvus Energy to provide its Corvus Orca energy storage system (EES) for the world’s first battery-powered, all-electric tugboat Corvus Energy has announced that the Corvus Orca energy storage system (ESS) has been selected by Turkish ship designer and builder Navtek …

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Hexagon secures contract for the first hydrogen-powered vessel in the US

Artist's impression of the 'Water-Go-Round'

Hexagon’s high-pressure tanks will contain enough hydrogen to operate the vessel for up to two days between refuelling Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, will supply high-pressure hydrogen tanks for the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the US. Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM) has been awarded a US$3 …

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ABB and Ballard develop fuel cell for shipping industry

Artist's impression the ABB and Ballard Power Systems ferry

The collaboration’s initial phase will focus on fuel cell power systems for passenger vessels ABB and Ballard Power Systems have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility. The fuel cell power system will be jointly designed, developed and validated …

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ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

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ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for the Virgin Voyages’ new fleet The initial Virgin Voyages vessel, due for delivery in 2020, will be the first of a fleet of three innovative ships designed and built with environmental responsibility in mind. Each of the 110,000 gross …

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Corvus supplies shore stations with Orca Energy ESS

Some of Fjord1's electric ferries

Norway’s shore stations to be fitted with Orca Energy ESS to charge Fjord1 hybrid-electric ferries Corvus Energy’s Orca Energy ESS has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the shore stations at Brekstad and Valset, Norway. Each shore station will have a …

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Kalmar equips Yara Birkeland with zero emission supply chain

Artist's impression of the Yara Birkeland

Yara and Kalmar agree to develop fully-digitalised cargo solution for Yara Birkeland Cargo handling supplier Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Yara to deliver autonomous equipment, software and services for a fully digitalised container handling solution for the Yara Birkeland. “With this agreement, Yara Birkeland is …

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Corvus Energy secures EES contracts for five electric ferries

A Fjord1 ferry and battery pack

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) selects Corvus energy storage for battery-powered Fjord1 ferries Corvus Energy will supply lithium ion (Li-ion) battery-based energy storage systems (ESSs) for two new all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1. The ferries will operate on the Magerholm-Sykkylven route. This follows a previous …

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