Tag: Eco Marine Power

EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution
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EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has commenced a feasibility study for the installation of its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (Aquarius MRE) solution onto an LR2 tanker. The study is being undertaken in co-operation with the shipowner and will investigate how various technologies can reduce fuel consumption and emissions onboard the vessel. The LR2 Tanker selected for...

EnergySail demonstration and test unit unveiled in Japan
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EnergySail demonstration and test unit unveiled in Japan

Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced that an EnergySail demonstration and test unit has been unveiled at the Onomichi Marine Tech Test Centre (MTTC) in Japan. This full scale version of an EnergySail is an upgrade of the pre-production unit and represents one of the smaller types of EnergySail that will be put into commercial service....

Masterbulk upgrades cargo ship with EMP fuel monitoring system
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Masterbulk upgrades cargo ship with EMP fuel monitoring system

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has integrated its Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) with the onboard fuel monitoring system installed on general cargo ship, MV Panamana, owned by Singaporean carrier Masterbulk. Aquarius MAS is a cost-effective fuel oil consumption (FOC) monitoring, alarm handling and data logging platform suitable for a wide range of ships. Aquarius...

Furukawa FCR batteries obtain ClassNK approval
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Furukawa FCR batteries obtain ClassNK approval

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and the Furukawa Battery Company of Japan (Furukawa Battery) have announced that the FCR series of high performance and recyclable batteries have been accepted for use on classed or to be classed vessels with Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK). The FCR series of batteries will be used on EMP projects and supplied...

Eco Marine Power establishes new research institute
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Eco Marine Power establishes new research institute

Japan-based Eco Marine Power (EMP) has developed a research institute to link together ship and marine related research projects and locations to share knowledge around renewable energy and green shipping technologies. EMP, which develops renewable energy focused fuel and emissions reduction technologies for shipping and offshore applications, will lead research by the institute on the...

Portable battery for at-sea emergencies undergoes trial
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Portable battery for at-sea emergencies undergoes trial

Eco Marine Power (EMP) in cooperation with Furukawa Battery and several shipowners is conducting an evaluation trial of the emergency MgBOX fuel cell battery to determine how the portable device can be best stored and used on ships. The MgBOX is a small and portable emergency magnesium (Mg) 300Wh air battery developed by Furukawa Battery....

Results of marine solar power study made public
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Results of marine solar power study made public

Data published from a sea trial of a solar power system on-board a large commercial vessel has been made publicly available online. In October 2014, the high-speed car and passenger ferry Blue Star Delos was fitted with a marine solar power system as part of a study to evaluate the use of renewable energy on...

Ultrabattery installed on-board cargo ship
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Ultrabattery installed on-board cargo ship

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and Masterbulk have installed an UltraBattery (UB) battery pack manufactured by Furukawa Battery Company on the large general cargo ship, MV Panamana. The battery pack will later form part of an Aquarius Marine Solar Power solution developed by EMP and be evaluated jointly with Masterbulk and ZEABORN Ship Management (Singapore). The...

EMP and ClassNK collaborate for design approval of wind and solar power solution
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EMP and ClassNK collaborate for design approval of wind and solar power solution

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has begun collaboration with ClassNK to confirm design requirements and issues related to sea trials of its EnergySail wind and solar power solution for ships. EnergySail is a rigid sail device developed by EMP. The EnergySail is part of EMP’s Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy solution, which consists of an integrated system...

EMP publishes key findings from five-year ship solar power study
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EMP publishes key findings from five-year ship solar power study

A five-year study led by Eco Marine Power (EMP) has found that an on-board solar power system combined with DC loads such as lighting can be an effective way to reduce system cost, lower power losses and simplify the overall design. The study, which tested EMP’s Aquarius Marine Solar Power system on-board the high-speed RoRo...

Eco Marine Power launches hybrid battery packs
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Eco Marine Power launches hybrid battery packs

Eco Marine Power (EMP) and its partners, Furukawa Battery and Teramoto Iron Works, have launched two UB-50-12 hybrid battery packs for ship, offshore, and land-based renewable energy projects. The battery packs are available in 2.4kWh and 3.6kWh configurations. The batteries include UltraBattery technology, supplied by The Furukawa Battery Company and a battery rack system developed...

Eco Marine Power expands eco ship project
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Eco Marine Power expands eco ship project

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has announced plans to widen the scope of its Aquarius Eco Ship project by inviting other companies to contribute their expertise in fuel-saving and innovative low-emission technologies. The purpose of the Eco Ship project is to design and build a low-emission, environmentally friendly ship that operates using wind, solar power, and...