Tag: <span>Battery Power</span>

Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers
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Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. The installation of the first system is scheduled to be completed within 2022 with engineering and planning underway. The...

BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design
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BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design

BlueStor, a project created by MSE International and funded by BEIS under its longer duration energy storage (LODES) competition, has produced detailed plans for developing the UK’s first floating organic flow battery for decarbonised port energy storage and shore power for two cruise ships. The current phase of the BlueStor project has been a feasibility...

Scandlines orders onshore ferry charging system from NES
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Scandlines orders onshore ferry charging system from NES

Scandlines has awarded Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) a contract to deliver an onshore charging system to the ferry operator’s berth in Rødby, Denmark, for the newbuild zero emission ferry. Norwegian maritime supplier NES will provide the complete onshore ferry-charging system for the Rødby ferry berth and connect the equipment to the onshore grid system. Scandlines’...

ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries
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ABB tech chosen for new hybrid-electric ferries

ABB has secured a large order from the Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shiprepair Yard to supply integrated power, automation and propulsion solutions to three large passenger and car ferries to operate in the Baltic Sea. The 195-metre-long ferries will each have capacity for up to 400 passengers and 200 trucks and will be delivered to the...

Testing an electric solution in Arctic conditions
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Testing an electric solution in Arctic conditions

Volvo Penta’s advanced hybrid solution for Hurtigruten Svalbard’s new sightseeing vessel, the Kvitbjørn (Polar Bear), was recently put through its paces during its first test at sea. The tests were performed by Volvo Penta engineers and project team leads to make sure the solution was ready for official customer sea trials in the icy waters...

VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels
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VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels

Shipbuilding group VARD has awarded Norwegian Greentech a contract to deliver the ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to six marine robotic vessels that will be built at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam for an undisclosed shipowner. VARD has designed a unique multi-purpose platform that allows for onshore remote control, light crewed or uncrewed operations. The...

ClassNK joins Power ARK project
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ClassNK joins Power ARK project

ClassNK has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PowerX to collaborate on the development of an electric vessel that will carry electricity from offshore wind farms to shore. The vessel is known as the Power Transfer Vessel (Power ARK). As well as the development of the vessel, the project will also involve building a...

Fully electric ferry completes trip with seawater lubricated propeller shaft
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Fully electric ferry completes trip with seawater lubricated propeller shaft

The southern hemisphere’s first fully electric, carbon fibre commuter ferry has successfully completed its inaugural round trip with a Thordon seawater lubricated propeller shaft arrangement supplied by New Zealand’s Henley Engineering. Ika Rere, Mãori for flying fish, joined the East by West fleet in December operating the company’s Wellington to Eastbourne route. Commenting on the...

Fjord1, Corvus, and VesselMan collaborate on “Smart Maintenance” project
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Fjord1, Corvus, and VesselMan collaborate on “Smart Maintenance” project

A new project to develop a digital service process and workflow to streamline the interaction between battery pack supplier Corvus Energy and ferry company Fjord 1 has commenced.  The process is prepared by VesselMan and is supported by Innovation Norway. The project “Smart Maintenance” will implement a solution for digital collaboration related to service assignments...

ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries
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ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries

ABB power conversion technology has been chosen to supply power for five new electric ferries on the round-the-clock services crossing Amsterdam’s North Sea. The new ferries have been ordered by the city’s public transport company, Gemeentelijk vervoerbedrijf (GVB), as an important step in its strategy to become a sustainable, emission-free transportation company. By 2023 they...

UECC launches third LNG battery hybrid PCTC
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UECC launches third LNG battery hybrid PCTC

UECC has launched the third and final newbuild in a series of advanced dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) battery hybrid pure car truck carriers (PCTCs). The final newbuild launch follows the recent delivery of the first newbuild named Auto Advance, with the second and third vessels set to be delivered in the first half of...

Hybrid electric passenger ship begins maiden voyage
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Hybrid electric passenger ship begins maiden voyage

HAV Group’s newest vessel featuring an array of technologies to cut nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions by 90 per cent and CO2 emissions by 25 per cent has set sail on her maiden voyage along the Norwegian coastline. The passenger vessel, Havila Capella, is the first of Havila Kystruten’s vessels that will sail the traditional coastal...