Tag: <span>Electric Vessels</span>

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...

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...

AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project
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AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project

AqualisBraemar has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry – a first for Europe. This is part of HYSEAS III, a Horizon 2020 funded project. HYSEAS III follows HYSEAS I and HYSEAS II, and aims to build on the previous...

BV classes 10 urban electric ferries
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BV classes 10 urban electric ferries

Bureau Veritas (BV) has won a contract for the classification of 10 electric ferries on behalf of the Portuguese river passenger operator, Transtejo. The vessels are currently under construction by Gondán Shipyard (Spain) and will come into service between 2022 and 2024. The 10 new sister vessels, which will be 100 per cent electrical and...

Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas
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Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified and classed Singapore’s first hybrid-powered ship, built, owned and operated by Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International. The vessel Penguin Tenaga is a 15-meter, 12-passenger aluminium pilot boat capable of entirely running in electric mode at five knots for more than 30 minutes, and in conventional diesel mode can reach a maximum...

ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos
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ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos

Norwegian operator ASKO Maritime has ordered SCHOTTEL EcoPellers and PumpJets for two new autonomous RoRo ships.  The 67-metre long vessels, which have been designed by Naval Dynamics in Norway and are being built at Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in India, will have full battery-electric propulsion and are designed for transporting trailers across Oslo Fjord between two...

Cavotec e-charging system chosen for autonomous battery-powered ships
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Cavotec e-charging system chosen for autonomous battery-powered ships

Cavotec has been chosen to supply automated e-charging systems for the world’s first fleet of zero-emission, autonomous battery powered ships in Norway. The company has also been chosen to supply automated vacuum mooring systems for ports in Australia and New Zealand. Automated mooring will maximise operational availability, reduce infrastructure costs, and improve safety, and automated...

Kansai Electric and e5 Lab join forces to develop pure electric vessels
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Kansai Electric and e5 Lab join forces to develop pure electric vessels

Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) and e5 Lab have entered into a business partnership for the development and promotion of pure electric vessels “Water Urban Mobility” (EV) in the Kansai bay area. The Japanese shipping industry is facing issues such as eliminating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from vessels and the shortage of skilled seafarers. Therefore, development...