Tag: <span>Electrification</span>

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...

Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland
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Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland

The use of batteries as a main source of propulsion power for inland and coastal ships has passed a significant milestone, after Foreship delivered its ship applicability type technical report to partners of the EU-funded research and innovation Current Direct project. The naval architecture and marine engineering firm is developing specifications and requirements for the...

Finnlines adds shore power capabilities to three vessels
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Finnlines adds shore power capabilities to three vessels

Finnlines has signed an agreement with Yara Marine Technologies to install Yara’s shore power solution on board three vessels. The turnkey solution will allow these vessels to connect to the local power grid when in port, switching to electricity rather than using auxiliary engines running on fuel. The installations, which are scheduled for completion in...

Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion
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Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion

Alewijnse and Ingeteam have joined forces to work together towards a more sustainable maritime supply chain by initiating and facilitating the development and integration of hybrid and electric propulsion systems. Alewijnse and Ingeteam will work closely together in offering energy efficient hybrid and electric propulsion systems, energy storage systems, electric motors and frequency drives. 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...

Caterpillar Marine expands hybrid and electric capabilities
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Caterpillar Marine expands hybrid and electric capabilities

Caterpillar Marine has expanded its delivery of advanced propulsion and power solutions to the marine industry. The company will leverage deep hybrid and electric expertise from across its enterprise, selectively incorporating technology from machine and off-highway products. These developments will further expand Caterpillar Marine’s capabilities for delivering advanced hybrid and electric power systems that help...

Shift and SeaTech to design & develop Singapore’s first hybrid electric bunker tankers
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Shift and SeaTech to design & develop Singapore’s first hybrid electric bunker tankers

A new partnership between Shift Clean Energy, SeaTech and Vitol, will provide Vitol’s bunker operations company, V-Bunkers, with Singapore’s first hybrid bunker tankers. They will be designed by SeaTech Solutions, using Shift’s energy storage systems (ESS). This marine electrification project will see up to four hybrid bunker tankers provided to V-Bunkers, all fitted with Shift’s...

ABB and Ballard secure DNV AiP for fuel cell concept
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ABB and Ballard secure DNV AiP for fuel cell concept

ABB and Ballard have received an AiP from DNV for their high-power fuel cell concept, which will support the energy needs of a diverse range of vessels requiring multiple 3 MW blocks of power. A cruise vessel operating in coastal areas could either run entirely on fuel cell power or switch to it when operating in...

AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers
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AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers

Finnish dry bulk carrier AtoB@C Shipping has commissioned Høglund to supply advanced hybrid and automation systems to six hybrid bulk vessels, with the potential for six more. These 1A ice class bulk vessels will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including CO2, per cargo unit transported by almost 50 per cent compared to AtoB@C Shipping existing...

Kokam and Shift Clean Energy team up to develop marine batteries
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Kokam and Shift Clean Energy team up to develop marine batteries

Climate action leader Shift Clean Energy has partnered with lithium-ion battery cell manufacturer Kokam to help drive the transition from diesel to electricity in marine applications. Specifically designed for commercial and industrial applications, Shift’s battery design with Kokam battery cells delivers a robust industrial Energy Storage Solution (ESS). Kokam’s field-proven high-performance battery cells ensure less...

Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion
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Berg accelerates drive into electric propulsion

Berg Propulsion has signed a key supplier and cooperation agreement to provide systems integration capability for Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch permanent magnet (PM) and power electronics products. The cooperation creates a new and combined force offering the robustness and efficiency of propulsion systems where electric motors directly drive the propeller shaft. Berg’s integrator...