Tag: <span>hybrid propulsion</span>

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project
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ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project

ABS, NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and WinGD have launched a modelling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The joint development project (JDP) will build a detailed digital model of the vessel’s hybrid propulsion and electrical generation and distribution system to...

WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025
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WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025, respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on the company’s diesel-fuelled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of...

ABS evaluates latest battery technologies
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ABS evaluates latest battery technologies

The potential of emerging battery technologies to contribute to the decarbonisation of shipping is explored in the latest sustainability technology guidance from ABS. Emerging Battery Technologies in the Maritime Industry covers the different technologies relevant to maritime applications, giving pros and cons for each and analysing their maturity compared to today’s lithium-ion batteries. Battery technologies...

Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas
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Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified and classed Singapore’s first hybrid-powered ship, built, owned and operated by Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International. The vessel Penguin Tenaga is a 15-meter, 12-passenger aluminium pilot boat capable of entirely running in electric mode at five knots for more than 30 minutes, and in conventional diesel mode can reach a maximum...

CCS issues China’s first hydrogen fuel cell type approval
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CCS issues China’s first hydrogen fuel cell type approval

China Classification Society (CCS) has awarded China’s first certificate of type approval for a marine fuel cell product to Wuhan-based PEM fuel cell supplier Troowin Power System Technology. The certificate was issued by CCS’ Wuhan branch following more than a year of reviews and on-site tests. The approval marks a major milestone in China’s pursuit...

Wärtsilä joins Finnish consortium to pursue R&D around clean propulsion
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Wärtsilä joins Finnish consortium to pursue R&D around clean propulsion

Wärtsilä is participating in a consortium of Finnish research organisations and companies researching means for developing radical new solutions for clean and efficient marine and off-road transport. The project is expected to run until spring 2023, and has been granted funding of EUR 7.9 million by Business Finland, the Finnish Government’s organisation for innovation funding...

Shipping consortium to develop carbon-neutral transport with EUR 4.5M grant
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Shipping consortium to develop carbon-neutral transport with EUR 4.5M grant

Danish shipping company MHO-Co is heading a consortium that will spend EUR 4.5 million during the next three years on developing green solutions for the future of the maritime industry. Together with Aalborg University, among other organisations, and with grants from the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP), MHO-Co will test fuel cells and...

Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry
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Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry

A new ro-ro ferry being built for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will feature Wärtsilä’s advanced hybrid solution rather than a conventional propulsion arrangement to reduce fuel consumption and cut emissions. The vessel will operate in the Balfour – Kootenay Bay route across Kootenay Lake, a pristine environment. For this reason, a...

Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping
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Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping

The Flow-Mar project, co-funded by the Clean Maritime Call, a MarRI-UK initiative supported by the Department for Transport, has completed its research to assess the feasibility of using innovative flow batteries in maritime applications to enable zero-emission marine propulsion and auxiliary power. The project has produced a concept design of the most suitable vessel type...

Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion
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Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds equipped with ABB’s Azipod propulsion. The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package of electric, digital and connected solutions from ABB. The...

Finnlines orders Wärtsilä hybrid systems for two newbuild ferries
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Finnlines orders Wärtsilä hybrid systems for two newbuild ferries

Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply the engines and a range of its electric solutions for two new ferries under construction for Finnlines at the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) in China. The two ‘Superstar’ vessels are designed to incorporate the latest technical and environmental concepts, featuring Wärtsilä 46F main engines, thrusters, and a state-of-the-art...