Tag: Hydrogen

Belgium commits to hydrogen project
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Belgium commits to hydrogen project

Deme, Engie, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge and WaterstofNet are joining forces to coordinate the delivery of concrete projects that shape the production, transport and storage of hydrogen. The organisations and ports will work together to bring hydrogen into the Belgian economy. In a first phase, the partners will make a joint...

Ulstein leads the way in zero-emission offshore construction market
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Ulstein leads the way in zero-emission offshore construction market

Ulstein Design & Solutions and Nedstack fuel cell technology have put together the first complete hydrogen fuelled construction support vessel. The ULSTEIN SX190 Zero Emission DP2 is Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered offshore vessel, featuring a Nedstack fuel cell power system. The DP2 vessel can cater for a large variety of offshore support operations. This design...

Hydrogen-powered fuel cell project enters approval phase
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Hydrogen-powered fuel cell project enters approval phase

Norwegian company Havyard has announced that its pilot project to deliver the largest available fuel cell system to run on hydrogen has entered its approval phase. The Havyard Group with Havyard Design & Solutions and Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) has signed agreements with providers of hydrogen tanks and fuel cells, including Linde Engineering as tank...

DNV GL calls for fuel flexibility in shipping’s decarbonisation
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DNV GL calls for fuel flexibility in shipping’s decarbonisation

Classification society DNV GL has called on the shipping industry for fuel-flexibility to boost its efforts in decarbonising the industry towards the IMO’s 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal. Reducing GHG emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050 compared to 2008 levels as set by the IMO, requires the industry to adopt...

Belgian shipowner confirms construction of hydrogen-powered vessel
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Belgian shipowner confirms construction of hydrogen-powered vessel

Antwerp headquartered shipowner Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) and Japanese construction firm Tsuneishi Facilities & Craft (TFC) have agreed to build a hydrogen powered ferry to assist shipping’s decarbonisation efforts and support Japan’s vision to become a leading hydrogen society by 2050. TFC will contribute its shipbuilding expertise while CMB’s knowledge of marine hydrogen systems will...

ABB to power first hydrogen-fuelled river vessel
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ABB to power first hydrogen-fuelled river vessel

ABB has been chosen to provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells along the Rhône river in France. ABB will deliver a fuel cell based power and propulsion solution for a push boat, expected for delivery in 2021, for the France-based Sogestran Group subsidiary Compagnie...

5m for EU project to support delivery of hydrogen powered vessels
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5m for EU project to support delivery of hydrogen powered vessels

The European innovation project Flagships has been awarded EUR 5 million from the EU to support deploying two commercially operated zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell vessels in France and Norway. The Flagships project will be two new build vessels, one in Lyon, France and one in Stavanger, Norway. In Lyon, a hydrogen push-boat operated by Compagnie...

MoU to study feasibility of green hydrogen for BP refinery
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MoU to study feasibility of green hydrogen for BP refinery

BP, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to study the feasibility of making green hydrogen via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The refinery currently uses hydrogen made from hydrocarbons, to desulphurise products. Replacing this entirely with green hydrogen produced from...

ABB, SINTEF & Fiskerstrand test fuel cells for hydrogen hybrid ferry conversion
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ABB, SINTEF & Fiskerstrand test fuel cells for hydrogen hybrid ferry conversion

ABB and the SINTEF Ocean laboratory in Trondheim will assess how fuel cells and batteries can best function together for short-distance ferry operations, and how Fiskerstrand can integrate them with other engine room systems. The tests will also provide insight into the introduction of hydrogen fuel cells for future reviews of the rules covering shipboard...

MAN Energy enters hydrogen economy with 40 per cent share in H-Tec Systems
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MAN Energy enters hydrogen economy with 40 per cent share in H-Tec Systems

MAN Energy Solutions is acquiring 40 per cent of the shares of the electrolysis technology company H-Tec Systems to help both companies improve the energy efficiency of their operations and enable MAN Energy Solutions to enter the hydrogen economy. H-Tec Systems has more than 20 years’ experience in the research and development of hydrogen technology...

Industry partnership to develop hydrogen fuel cells for cruise ships
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Industry partnership to develop hydrogen fuel cells for cruise ships

GE’s Power Conversion business and fuel cell manufacturer Nedstack are developing hydrogen fuel cell systems for powering zero-emission cruise vessels. The partnership will combine GE’s experience in cruise electrical power and propulsion with Nedstack’s experience in megawatt-scale hydrogen fuel cells technology to deliver highly efficient fuel cell solutions that eliminate emissions and make cruising a...

Hydrogen-powered Energy Observer stops off in Antwerp
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Hydrogen-powered Energy Observer stops off in Antwerp

The first hydrogen powered ship, the Energy Observer, has for the 34th time during its Odyssey around the world, this time in Antwerp. The vessel will remain at the Kattendijk dock until March 29 at the exhibition village “Watt’s Next?” This is a free and interactive exhibition about initiatives from the port of Antwerp that...