Tag: <span>Battery Power</span>

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project
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ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project

ABS, NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and WinGD have launched a modelling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The joint development project (JDP) will build a detailed digital model of the vessel’s hybrid propulsion and electrical generation and distribution system to...

ABS evaluates latest battery technologies
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ABS evaluates latest battery technologies

The potential of emerging battery technologies to contribute to the decarbonisation of shipping is explored in the latest sustainability technology guidance from ABS. Emerging Battery Technologies in the Maritime Industry covers the different technologies relevant to maritime applications, giving pros and cons for each and analysing their maturity compared to today’s lithium-ion batteries. Battery technologies...

FinFerries chooses Schottel EcoPellers for hybrid-electric ferry
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FinFerries chooses Schottel EcoPellers for hybrid-electric ferry

FinFerries has chosen to install its battery-powered vessel Altera with high-efficiency azimuth thrusters from Schottel. The electrically powered hybrid ferry, which is scheduled to enter operation in 2023, is currently under construction at the Polish shipyard Crist. Altera will be able to sail solely on 2×0.6 MWh batteries, charging the batteries with renewable electricity on...

iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution
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iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution

UK automation solutions provider and systems integrator iconsys has launched a new shore-to-ship power solution, named iconvert. iconvert is a fully integrated product that offers unlimited flexibility of voltage and frequency. It can be equipped with batteries to form a microgrid, limiting demand on the grid. iconvert provides fully flexible vessel connectivity solutions and is...

ZEM’s marine battery solutions set sail for Switzerland
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ZEM’s marine battery solutions set sail for Switzerland

A small historic passenger ferry on the Greifensee is set to be the first vessel in the German part of Switzerland to embark upon a sustainable journey away from fossil fuels with ZEM batteries. The fully electric propulsion has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by around 10 tons per year. The 1933-built Heimat operates...

Gearbulk orders NES battery solution
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Gearbulk orders NES battery solution

Gearbulk has contracted Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to provide the battery system for a new crane to be installed onboard the general cargo vessel EMU Arrow.  Gearbulk is replacing one of the EMU Arrow’s old gantry cranes with a new and more efficient electric jib crane. Under the contract, Norwegian supplier NES will act as...

Stena Line and Frederikshavn to deploy two fossil-fuel-free ferries by 2030
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Stena Line and Frederikshavn to deploy two fossil-fuel-free ferries by 2030

Stena Line, Frederikshavn Municipality, and the Port of Frederikshavn have signed an agreement to deploy two battery-powered Stena Elektra ferries on the Gothenburg-Frederikshavn route by 2030. In doing so, and by making the necessary investments on shore, the companies aim to make the Gothenburg-Frederikshavn the world’s first fossil fuel free ferry line of its kind....

Decarbonisation, efficiency & safety: the case for energy storage post-MEPC 76
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Decarbonisation, efficiency & safety: the case for energy storage post-MEPC 76

What role do batteries have in shipping’s transition to a low carbon future? Industry’s initial steps to comply with the IMO’s latest decarbonisation strategy indicate that much of the global fleet is planning to de-rate engines, writes Paul Hughes, president of Sterling PlanB. According to Matthew Williams of Lloyds Register, “overridable power limitation (OPL)—also referred...

Praxis secures DNV approval for energy storage system
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Praxis secures DNV approval for energy storage system

Praxis Automation Technology has received Type Approval by DNV for its GreenBattery Energy Storage System (ESS) for use in battery-powered or hybrid vessels and offshore units. The approval confirms that GreenBattery ESS is fully compliant with the latest international standards, regulations and DNV rules. All tests conducted during the approval procedure were passed with flying...

Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels
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Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels

Deltamarin has signed design contracts with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) for the complete basic and detail design packages of three RoPax vessels. These are the 10th, 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels for two different end clients. Stena’s E-Flexer class has been developed with a basic concept, but is flexible and adapted to customer...

SFK orders zero-emission electric ferry from Holland Shipyards
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SFK orders zero-emission electric ferry from Holland Shipyards

Schlepp- und Fährgesellschaft Kiel (SFK) has confirmed another order for a fully electric zero-emission ferry from Holland Shipyards Group. This comes following the previous delivery of a hybrid and fully electric ferry and an ongoing contract for three additional hybrid ferries.  The design of the ferry, to be named Wellingdorf, is in line with the...