Tag: <span>Energy Storage Systems</span>

BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design
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BlueStor unveils floating organic flow battery design

BlueStor, a project created by MSE International and funded by BEIS under its longer duration energy storage (LODES) competition, has produced detailed plans for developing the UK’s first floating organic flow battery for decarbonised port energy storage and shore power for two cruise ships. The current phase of the BlueStor project has been a feasibility...

ABB and PONANT enter 10-year MarineCare service agreement
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ABB and PONANT enter 10-year MarineCare service agreement

Le Commandant Charcot, which recently became the first exploration cruise ship to reach the geographic North Pole, has signed up for ABB MarineCare services to ensure safe and sustainable operations. The comprehensive 10-year service agreement provides round-the-clock remote support, diagnostics and condition monitoring, as well as preventive and planned maintenance, and the critical spare parts...

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...

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...

NYK and PowerX to develop electric vessels
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NYK and PowerX to develop electric vessels

Japanese start-up PowerX has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with shipping line NYK to develop energy storage solutions (ESS) and develop a power transfer vessel, to be known as Power ARK, and an electric vessel.  The two companies aim to create a renewable energy breakthrough in the offshore/onshore power industry and the shipping industry....

Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service
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Sterling PlanB rebrands and launches new energy supply service

Marine battery company Sterling PlanB Energy Solutions (SPBES) has changed its name to Shift and at the same time launched a one-of-a-kind, new pay-as-you-go energy supply service called PwrSwäp. PwrSwäp is a cost-effective way for any customer to electrify their site, be it maritime or on land. Its practical, pay-as-you-go service gives customers a clean...

ABB launches containerised energy storage system
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ABB launches containerised energy storage system

ABB has responded to rising demand for low and zero emissions from ships by developing a containerised energy storage system (ESS) – a complete, plug-in solution to install sustainable marine energy storage at scale. The Containerised ESS is housed in a 20ft high-cube ISO container and ready to integrate with the vessel’s main power distribution...

Decarbonisation, efficiency & safety: the case for energy storage post-MEPC 76
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Decarbonisation, efficiency & safety: the case for energy storage post-MEPC 76

What role do batteries have in shipping’s transition to a low carbon future? Industry’s initial steps to comply with the IMO’s latest decarbonisation strategy indicate that much of the global fleet is planning to de-rate engines, writes Paul Hughes, president of Sterling PlanB. According to Matthew Williams of Lloyds Register, “overridable power limitation (OPL)—also referred...

Praxis secures DNV approval for energy storage system
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Praxis secures DNV approval for energy storage system

Praxis Automation Technology has received Type Approval by DNV for its GreenBattery Energy Storage System (ESS) for use in battery-powered or hybrid vessels and offshore units. The approval confirms that GreenBattery ESS is fully compliant with the latest international standards, regulations and DNV rules. All tests conducted during the approval procedure were passed with flying...

Sterling PlanB and ICE partner to increase energy storage system adoption
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Sterling PlanB and ICE partner to increase energy storage system adoption

Energy storage system provider Sterling PlanB and European ship design group ICE Marine Design have announced an agreement to combine knowledge and resources to increase the adoption of energy storage systems (ESS) on ships. Sterling PlanB has extensive experience in developing maritime battery and ESS technology, particularly in the field of safety, while ICE is...

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...

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...