Tag: <span>Enova</span>

Yara’s autonomous zero-emission container ship begins maiden voyage
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Yara’s autonomous zero-emission container ship begins maiden voyage

The world’s first electric and self-propelled container ship, the Yara Birkeland, has departed for its maiden voyage in the Oslo fjord. The Yara Birkeland has been developed in collaboration with the Kongsberg Group and was built by VARD with financial support from Enova. The ship will be operated from Maasterlys’ monitoring and operation’s centre in...

Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project
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Wilhelmsen awarded NOK 219M for hydrogen project

Wilhelmsen’s project to construct the world’s first zero emission hydrogen vessels has been awarded 219 million Norwegian kroner (MUSD 25) by the Norwegian government-owned organisation Enova. These funds will enable Wilhelmsen to further develop the technology and additional infrastructure required to support the maritime industry’s ambitions towards zero emission fuels. The Topeka project will see...

Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution
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Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution

Two offshore construction vessels owned by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi will be retrofitted with the Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrade solution to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The upgrading project will allow less use of the ships’ engines with correspondingly lower levels of exhaust emissions while operating in dynamic positioning (DP) mode, and will also lower...

Kongsberg and Massterly equip zero-emission autonomous vessels for ASKO
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Kongsberg and Massterly equip zero-emission autonomous vessels for ASKO

Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly (a Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture) have signed contracts with the Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage its operations at sea. With Norwegian companies delivering around 60 per cent of the investment, this is a major milestone for the growth of sustainable maritime...

Future of the Fjords all-electric vessel launched in Norway
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Future of the Fjords all-electric vessel launched in Norway

A fully electric zero-emission passenger vessel, Future of the Fjords, has been launched in Norway. It is the result of a collaboration between several industry partners that wanted to develop an environmentally conscious, no emissions vessel. Comprising an electric propulsion system and a Power Dock floating charging station that can take on grey and black...