Tag: <span>Fuel Cells</span>

HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system
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HAV receives preliminary approval for hydrogen-based energy system

HAV Group has been granted preliminary approval for the hydrogen-based energy system developed in the FreeCO2ast project. The approval is a major step towards the commercial use of hydrogen fuel by a commercial vessel. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has issued a statement of preliminary assessment which confirms that the alternative design is considered feasible and...

Methanol to hydrogen generator secures AiP from LR
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Methanol to hydrogen generator secures AiP from LR

Renewable energy company e1 Marine has secure approval in principle (AiP) for its M-series methanol to hydrogen generator from Lloyd’s Register (LR). The AiP represents an important landmark for demonstrating the compliance of e1 Marine’s technology with all applicable regulations, codes and standards. This will act as a spring board for enabling the demonstration of...

BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels
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BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels

A new pilot project in Singapore that aims to demonstrate hydrogen-based power generation for marine vessels has kicked off. Bureau Veritas (BV), Vinssen and the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy (EcoLabs) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the goal to improve knowledge around hydrogen...

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...

VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels
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VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels

Shipbuilding group VARD has awarded Norwegian Greentech a contract to deliver the ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to six marine robotic vessels that will be built at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam for an undisclosed shipowner. VARD has designed a unique multi-purpose platform that allows for onshore remote control, light crewed or uncrewed operations. The...

Baleària presents electric ship with hydrogen fuel cell
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Baleària presents electric ship with hydrogen fuel cell

Baleària has presented the construction of the first electric passenger and cargo ferry that will be pollution free during port stays and approaches. This is a new ship concept for the Ibiza-Formentera route which, in addition to promoting a more eco-efficient and sustainable journey, will include a test laboratory for the use of green hydrogen....

Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS
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Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has received certification from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its clean energy storage solution (ESS). This is the second major certification Shift has received for its ESS. BV’s marine and offshore division has approved Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS use in fully electric or hybrid vessels as well as on land uses. The...

Future Proof Shipping secures hydrogen supply to power container ship
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Future Proof Shipping secures hydrogen supply to power container ship

Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has signed a long-term agreement with Air Liquide (AL) for the supply of carbon-free hydrogen to its inland container vessel, FPS Maas, which is transporting containers between the Netherlands and Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Liquide will supply carbon-free hydrogen through specially designed multi-modal hydrogen storage suited for inland...

World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches
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World’s first full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system launches

Kongsberg Maritime has celebrated a world first by testing and verifying a full-scale, full-size, zero-emissions drivetrain powered by hydrogen fuel cells designed for ships and ferries. The project demonstrates that the technology is now mature for using hydrogen (H2) as an energy carrier. The program is the third and final part of the EU funded project...

Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug
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Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug

Svitzer, an A.P. Moller – Maersk subsidiary, has signed an agreement with Robert Allan to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbour operations, running on green methanol. The project builds on close cooperation between Svitzer and Maersk with the aim to jointly explore the combination of methanol fuel cells, batteries, storage/handling systems, electric...