Tag: <span>Hybrid</span>

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...

CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener
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CSM Energy and Hydrus Engineering join forces to make OSVs greener

CSM Energy (member of the Columbia Group) and engineering firm Hydrus have joined forces to assess and retrofit offshore support vessels (OSV) involved in offshore installations and operations, turning them into hybrid ships powered by battery and fuel. The upgraded vessels will use significantly less fuel, reducing emissions and cutting maintenance costs for the diesel...

AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project
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AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project

AqualisBraemar has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry – a first for Europe. This is part of HYSEAS III, a Horizon 2020 funded project. HYSEAS III follows HYSEAS I and HYSEAS II, and aims to build on the previous...

Hurtigruten upgrades vessels with Kongsberg equipment packages
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Hurtigruten upgrades vessels with Kongsberg equipment packages

Norwegian shipping line Hurtigruten has signed a contract with Kongsberg Maritime (KM) to upgrade three Norwegian Coastal Express passenger vessels with comprehensive equipment packages for hybrid operation. The upgrade is expected to cut CO2 emissions from the vessels, which operate along the coast of Norway, by at least 25 per cent. KM will collaborate closely...

Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels
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Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels

Finnlines has launched the first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels, marking an important milestone in Finnlines’ EUR 0.5 billion green Newbuilding Programme.  The vessel will start sailing under the Finnish flag at the turn of the year, which is highly significant in terms of Finnish sea personnel and Finland’s security of supply. In total,...

Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design
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Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design. The zero emissions vessel is expected to come into service between 2030 and 2035, providing the right level of matured technologies are available. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in modular compartments, is built...

A new system of health care
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A new system of health care

Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved its worth as a condition reporting service when the RoPax ferry Copenhagen developed a bearing fault, writes Jan Chirkowski, vice president of analytics & fleet operations within Kongsberg Maritime. Scandlines’ decision to implement Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved to be a prudent one when it identified a bearing...

ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos
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ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos

Norwegian operator ASKO Maritime has ordered SCHOTTEL EcoPellers and PumpJets for two new autonomous RoRo ships.  The 67-metre long vessels, which have been designed by Naval Dynamics in Norway and are being built at Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in India, will have full battery-electric propulsion and are designed for transporting trailers across Oslo Fjord between two...

SPBES and MJR Power partner to expand hybrid electric propulsion offering
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SPBES and MJR Power partner to expand hybrid electric propulsion offering

Industrial energy storage experts, Sterling PlanB (SPBES), and technical sales and service company MJR Power & Automation have announced a new partnership agreement, aimed at expanding access to purpose-designed energy storage solutions to UK-based customers in marine markets. Together, they increase access to hybrid and fully electric propulsion and power solutions throughout the sector. The...

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...