Tag: <span>Battery Power</span>

CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener
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CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener

CSM Energy (member of the Columbia Group) and engineering firm Hydrus have joined forces to assess and retrofit offshore support vessels (OSV) involved in offshore installations and operations, turning them into hybrid ships powered by battery and fuel. The upgraded vessels will use significantly less fuel, reducing emissions and cutting maintenance costs for the diesel...

Brevik Fergeselskap takes delivery of fully electric vessel
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Brevik Fergeselskap takes delivery of fully electric vessel

Norwegian ferry operator Brevik Fergeselskap has taken delivery of a fully electric newbuild ferry, the Sandøy. The vessel was delivered by Holland Shipyards Group for operation within the waters of Eidangerfjorden, Norway, connecting Brevik with Sandøya and Bjørkøya. The Sandøy s a fully electric ferry measuring 42 m long and 11 m wide and has the capacity...

Fjord1 converts ferries to run on battery power
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Fjord1 converts ferries to run on battery power

Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1 has contracted Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to act as system integrator and deliver power control, distribution and battery systems to three ferries that will be converted from gas and diesel propulsion to zero emission battery operation. Under the contract, NES will equip the three ferries with batteries, charging systems, new generators...

RH Marine launches fuel-saving DP system
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RH Marine launches fuel-saving DP system

RH Marine has developed a new green Dynamic Positioning (DP) system, which optimises the fuel consumption of generators and thrusters, enabling ships to sail more efficiently and save fuel. By switching completely to batteries, the DP system also enables vessels to sail more quietly in Dynamic Positioning mode. The green DP system has been developed...

Battery system provider joins Green Award
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Battery system provider joins Green Award

EST-Floattech, a producer of lithium batteries and battery systems, has joined the Green Award network as an incentive provider. This enables Green Award certificate holders to have a power measurement carried out on attractive terms and subsequently purchase a lithium battery pack. Thanks to this pack, the Green Award Platinum Label becomes achievable, being awarded...

First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction
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First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction

Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project have announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway. Equipped to carry around 150 passengers, the catamaran vessel will be 31 metres long with a nine-metre beam. It will...

Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution
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Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution

Maersk Supply Service has selected Wärtsilä’s containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system to help the company reduce the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 per cent before the end of this decade. The order for the Wärtsilä HY system was placed in May 2021.The hybrid power conversion will be carried out on...

Sterling PlanB and NYK Trading enter energy storage system supply agreement
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Sterling PlanB and NYK Trading enter energy storage system supply agreement

NYK Trading Corporation and Sterling PlanB have entered into an exclusive agreement for the sales and distribution of energy storage systems in Japan. NYK Trading will distribute Sterling PlanB’s energy storage systems in Japan, a move that reflects the growing awareness of energy storage technology in achieving low and zero carbon shipping. Whether in combination...

Sterling PlanB completes fire testing on energy storage system
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Sterling PlanB completes fire testing on energy storage system

Sterling PlanB has demonstrated that direct exposure of its battery module to a 950°C fire can be successfully managed by its thermal management system – passing the A60 fire survivability test thanks to the effectiveness of its liquid cooling system. This means that the battery module can function safely without dedicated battery rooms, increasing flexibility,...

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...