Tag: <span>Battery Power</span>

Shipping consortium to develop carbon-neutral transport with EUR 4.5M grant
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Shipping consortium to develop carbon-neutral transport with EUR 4.5M grant

Danish shipping company MHO-Co is heading a consortium that will spend EUR 4.5 million during the next three years on developing green solutions for the future of the maritime industry. Together with Aalborg University, among other organisations, and with grants from the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP), MHO-Co will test fuel cells and...

Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise
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Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s updated Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects uncovers emerging trends, sees a strong climb in the number of identified projects as well as increased activities in Asia. The uptake of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects is a fundamental component of the maritime industry’s transition to zero emission...

Advancing fuel cells for maritime applications
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Advancing fuel cells for maritime applications

Interest in hydrogen for marine applications is on the rise as the global shipping industry looks for ways to target the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ocean-going vessels. This week Corvus Energy and Toyota announced a new partnership to commence development and production of sustainable, large scale maritime-certified hydrogen fuel-cell systems. We attended the...

Stena Line plans to launch fossil free ships before 2030
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Stena Line plans to launch fossil free ships before 2030

Ferry company Stena Line plans to start operating two fossil-free battery powered vessels on the route between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn in Denmark no later than 2030. The announcement was made by Stena Lines CEO Niclas Mårtensson during a press conference about the industry collaboration project Tranzero Initiative, in Gothenburg on Thursday 4 February. In an...

Corvus introduces containerised battery room solutions
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Corvus introduces containerised battery room solutions

Corvus Energy has introduced a containerised battery room solution for maximum flexibility in Battery-On-Board (BOB) vessel applications. The containerised battery room solution known as Corvus BOB is a standardised, class-approved, modular battery room solution available in 10-foot and 20-foot ISO high-cube container sizes. The complete energy storage system (ESS) comes with battery modules, battery monitoring...

Conoship signs MoU to develop battery technology for zero emission ships
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Conoship signs MoU to develop battery technology for zero emission ships

Conoship Projects, VanadiumCorp and Vega Reederei have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop next-generation vanadium redox flow-battery technology (VRFB Battery) for marine applications. The MoU outlines a trilateral partnership to be incorporated as a Special Purpose Vehicle Company (SPV). The SPV combines the shipping industry expertise of Conoship and Vega with technical innovations...

Phoenician Energy’s aluminium air battery chosen to join Yara’s accelerator program
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Phoenician Energy’s aluminium air battery chosen to join Yara’s accelerator program

Yara Marine Technologies started the Yara Marine X program earlier this year to accelerate start-ups that are pioneering green marine technologies. Following months of search, Phoenician Energy’s aluminium-air batteries have been chosen as the winner. “Phoenician Energy’s use of aluminium-air battery technology for the maritime industry, triggered our scientists’ curiosity. Their container battery is especially...

New research project aims to halve marine battery costs
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New research project aims to halve marine battery costs

Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, is aiming to enable rapid adoption of marine battery systems by cutting the cost of electric drivetrains in half. By doing so, shipowners will have less financial burden on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which Current...

Echandia builds battery systems for 23 Siemens electric ferries
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Echandia builds battery systems for 23 Siemens electric ferries

Swedish energy systems supplier Echandia has signed an agreement with Siemens for 23 modern electric ferries for the South Indian city of Kochi’s public transport. The project comprises a total of 78 zero-emission vessels, which is the world’s largest fleet of electric ferries. The initial 23 ferries will connect the city and its 10 islands...

Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project
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Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project

Servogear has announced that its Ecoflow Propulsor system has been selected by the EU-funded emission free fast ferry project, Tram. Ecoflow Propulsor will power the world’s first purely battery-driven fast ferry to operate on a multi stop commuter route. The vessel will begin being built by Norwegian yard Fjellstrand for Kolumbus in May 2021. Once...