Tag: <span>Hybrid</span>

50m finance scheme to help deliver hybrid power systems
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50m finance scheme to help deliver hybrid power systems

A new finance deal that will allow offshore and marine asset owners to reduce their fuel consumption, costs and emissions has been launched. Blueday Technology, which designs and installs integrated energy systems for energy, marine and maritime customers, has teamed up with sustainable energy infrastructure fund manager SUSI Partners to offer a new financing structure...

Marfin Management opts for Wärtsilä hybrid system
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Marfin Management opts for Wärtsilä hybrid system

Ship manager and operator Marfin Management has chosen Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, Wärtsilä HY, for installation to a bulk carrier being built at the Onomichi Dockyard in Japan. The Paolo Topic is the first bulk carrier to benefit from the hybrid installation offered by Wärtsilä. The Wärtsilä HY improves fuel efficiency and reduces maintenance costs...

Escort tug takes delivery of Wärtsilä hybrid power solution
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Escort tug takes delivery of Wärtsilä hybrid power solution

Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module solution, the Wärtsilä HY, is now fully operational on the ‘Vilja’, an escort tug owned by the Swedish port of Luleå. The ‘Wärtsilä HY for Tug’ solution has proven significant fuel and maintenance cost reductions. During trials, the icebreaking tug achieved a 100-tonne bollard pull, while producing approximately 20 per cent...

ABB microgrid boosts fuel efficiency of smaller vessels
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ABB microgrid boosts fuel efficiency of smaller vessels

ABB has launched a compact size DC-based power distribution system to offer hybrid power efficiencies to smaller vessels. The Onboard Microgrid is based on the principles of ABB’s power distribution system Onboard DC Grid with the proven ability to enable up to 20 per cent energy efficiency in larger vessels. The new compact-size solution allows...

Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship
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Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design and supply a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel with integrated propulsion and hybrid solutions for environmentally sustainable operations in Antarctic waters. The ship has been ordered by Norway-based Aker BioMarine and will be constructed in China, at CIMC Raffles. The 168 metres long, 20,300 DWT vessel will feature...

ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry
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ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s new ferry will be powered by ABB’s integrated power and electric storage solutions for safe and low emission operation in harsh environments. The ferry will feature a large battery pack with 3,000kWh capacity, designed to operate in full electric mode for the majority of the time. ABB is providing...

Stockholm launches first ice-class hybrid ferry
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Stockholm launches first ice-class hybrid ferry

Swedish company Waxholmsbolaget has launched Stockholm’s first ice-capable hybrid passenger ferry. The hybrid ferry is built by Baltic Workboats and is equipped with two diesel-electric hybrid drive trains with permanent magnet electrical motors and generators supplied by Danfoss Editron. A battery pack is also included. The ferry will carry 150 passengers and operate in waters with...

Hurtigruten unveils plans for battery and biogas fuelled vessels
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Hurtigruten unveils plans for battery and biogas fuelled vessels

Daniel Skjeldam, CEO of Norwegian expedition cruise company Hurtigruten firmly believes that alternative fuels and clean propulsion technologies are the future of shipping. The company wants to ban heavy fuel oil (HFO) and is proving that sustainable low-emission shipping is possible by constructing the first hybrid expedition cruise vessels that will reduce fuel consumption and...

Grimaldi newbuilds to feature Silverstream air lubrication technology
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Grimaldi newbuilds to feature Silverstream air lubrication technology

Italian shipowner Grimaldi Group has chosen Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system for installation to 12 hybrid RoRo vessels to be built over the next three years. Silverstream’s technology produces a thin layer of bubbles beneath the surface of the vessel, reducing the resistance between the vessel’s hull and the water. This improves operational efficiency by...