Tag: <span>Fuel Cell Technology</span>

Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute
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Alfa Laval joins the Methanol Institute

Alfa Laval has become a member of the Methanol Institute, a global trade association for the methanol industry that represents methanol producers, distributors and technology companies. The Methanol Institute works to protect existing markets for methanol while promoting the growth of emerging energy markets. One key area of growth is the marine industry, where the...

Zero-emission design concept for Handymax bulker unveiled
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Zero-emission design concept for Handymax bulker unveiled

Eco Marine Power has released details of a new Handymax bulker that incorporates a range of renewable energy solutions, energy-saving devices, electric propulsion and fuel cells.  This ship design concept is known as the Aquarius Eco Handymax II and all the technologies currently encompassed in the design are either currently available or under-development. The Aquarius...

Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module
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Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module

Ballard Power Systems has received Europe’s industry first type approval by DNV for its marine fuel cell module FCwave. The type approval marks an important step in commercialising Ballard’s fuel cell technology for marine applications and is key to including fuel cells as part of zero-emission solutions for the marine industry. The type approval process...

BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships
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BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new rule note (NR 547) on fuel cell power systems on board ships. The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power systems and the delivery of electrical energy. Over the last...

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...

VARD orders BWTS for eight marine robotic vessels
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VARD orders BWTS for eight marine robotic vessels

VARD has contracted Norwegian Greentech to deliver ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to eight marine robotic vessels the shipbuilding group is constructing for an undisclosed shipowner. VARD has designed a multi-purpose platform that allows for onshore remote control, light crewed or uncrewed operations, and the introduction of alternative fuels such as green ammonia. The vessels...

Blue World secures EUR 15m investment for fuel cell development
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Blue World secures EUR 15m investment for fuel cell development

Danish fuel cell developer Blue World Technologies has received a total investment fund of EUR 15 million from Danish growth fund Vaekstfonden and German engine manufacturer DEUTZ. The funding will be used to bring the company’s green fuel cell products and solutions to the global market. Th due diligence process, which began in October, has...

Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities
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Eidesvik to explore ammonia fuel cell opportunities

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aker BP and Alma, a venture under establishment by Clara Venture Labs (under name change from Prototech) to explore opportunities for utilising Alma’s proprietary fuel cell technology to accelerate the move to zero emissions shipping. Specifically, the companies will explore retrofit installation...

Ocean Infinity to build and test ammonia-based fuel cell system
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Ocean Infinity to build and test ammonia-based fuel cell system

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity and its partners are to build a marine propulsion test facility with an integrated Ammonia Marine Propulsion System (AMPS).    The test facility will demonstrate clean-fuelled technology eventually capable of powering Ocean Infinity’s Armada fleet, using an innovative ammonia-based fuel cell system. Ocean Infinity recently won The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition,...

SEA-KIT wins funding for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell
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SEA-KIT wins funding for zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell

SEA-KIT International, designer and builder of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), has won funding to install an innovative PCB-based hydrogen fuel cell, engineered by project partner Bramble Energy, on its 12m USV Maxlimer to demonstrate zero emission maritime operations. SEA-KIT secured the grant through the recent Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) – Strand 2. The project,...

Bloom Energy secures ABS approval for Fuel Cell Concept
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Bloom Energy secures ABS approval for Fuel Cell Concept

Fuel cell technology from Bloom Energy has been awarded a Concept Verified Statement of Maturity by ABS, a key step on the path to commercial application. ABS engineers have reviewed Bloom Energy’s technology and verified its potential application as an alternative fuel source for vessels, part of the ABS New Technology Qualification (NTQ). The NTQ...

Hyundai Motor to commercialise marine fuel cell systems
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Hyundai Motor to commercialise marine fuel cell systems

Hyundai Motor Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Global Service, a South Korean manufacturer specialising in ship electric propulsion systems, to develop and commercialise hydrogen fuel cell systems to propel marine vessels. The MOU marks a significant milestone for Hyundai Motor as it is the company’s first strategic partnership involving the...