Aug 16, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Denmark’s super ferry Ellen takes to the sea

The electric ship Ellen is to ferries what a supercar is to series production. Yet, the vessel is made for real-life application and now launched on its maiden journey. Full commercial operation will run between the islands of Aerø and Als in southern Denmark.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 04:23 pm

Torqeedo supports Greta Thunberg on sea voyage

Torqeedo is supporting climate activist Greta Thunberg on her zero-carbon travels to the upcoming UN climate summits in New York and Chile. The 16-year-old Swedish activist is on board the Malizia II, a racing yacht. Torqueedo adds its electric port and harbour vessels.

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Aug 2, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Nidec develops hybrid power system for yacht

Nidec ASI has developed and put into operation a power management system for the yacht Wider 165. The system organizes the energy consumption on the ship and supplies the cabins, the propulsion system and recharges the batteries.

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Jul 22, 2019 - 04:31 pm

Danfoss drive used in Sweden’s biggest hybrid ferry

Danfoss Editron supplied the electric drive system for Sweden’s largest hybrid car ferry to date. The ferry is now about to go into operation. The 100-metre Tellus ferry can carry 80 cars and 297 passengers per tour and will operate with a battery capacity of 949 kWh mainly in fully electric mode.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 02:36 pm

H2SHIPS project tests hydrogen shipping

The H2SHIPS project aims to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of hydrogen refuelling systems and propulsion systems in shipping and to identify the conditions for a successful market entry of hydrogen technology.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hybrid tugboat launched in the port of Luleå

The first ship has gone into operation using the hybrid system HY from the Finnish technology group Wärtsilä. The tug that escorts ships in the Swedish port of Luleå has been equipped with the fully integrated hybrid power module Wärtsilä HY, which includes motors, a battery system and power electronics.

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May 28, 2019 - 11:07 pm

Electric yacht powered by ecovolta to rent at Lake Como

At this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019, the shipyard Ernesto Riva presented its classic ‘Vaporina’ in a fully electric version for the first time. The “Elettra”, for which Ecovolta is on board as a technology partner is also the first to launch on Lake Como.

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May 23, 2019 - 02:43 pm

Ballard & ABB developing FC tugboat

Ballard Power Systems announced its collaboration with ABB and other consortium partners in the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) project Flagships. The aim is to develop a fuel cell powered tug boat for inland waterway vessels.

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May 16, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Hurtigruten offers electric catamaran excursions

The Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten is building the startup Brim Explorer, a battery-powered catamaran for polar water exploration. Starting in spring 2020, the ship will undertake various daily excursions under the Hurtigruten Svalbard brand.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Torqeedo electrifies LifeCraft

Torqeedo has developed an electric drive for the lifeboat called LifeCraft made by the Danish company Viking. LifeCraft is an inflatable, motor-driven lifeboat for the evacuation of ship passengers at sea, which offers space for up to 203 people.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ballard to produce FC modules for ships in Denmark

Ballard Power Systems Europe announced the construction of a Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark, where fuel cell modules for ships will be developed and produced. The Marine Center is designed to help meet the shipbuilding industry’s growing requirements for emission-free drive trains.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 04:16 pm

Scandlines improving four hybrid ferries

Scandlines is upgrading to more efficient thrusters on four of its hybrid ferries. These are engine components located at each corner of the ferry. The new thrusters achieve a more homogeneous flow through the water, which causes less noise and vibration.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 01:47 pm

Volvo Penta electrifies diesel ferry

Building on the ElectriCity project in Gothenburg, the city’s existing electric bus service will be expanded to include a fully electric ferry. For this purpose, a diesel ferry is to be converted to an electric ship propulsion system from Volvo Penta.

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Feb 2, 2019 - 06:35 pm

Series-ready hybrid yacht from Sunseeker and RR

British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce have agreed to present the first production yacht with hybrid propulsion system from Rolls-Royce subsidiary MTU next year. The new system was recently unveiled at Boot Düsseldorf.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 04:43 pm

More Corvus batteries to NES for electric ferries

Canadian company Corvus Energy has again been contracted by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/21/aida-plans-to-use-battery-systems-on-cruise-ships/
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