Marine

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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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

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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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