Jul 3, 2018 - 04:21 pm

Hydrogen research vessel deemed feasible

A team led by Sandia National Laboratories, usually charged with nuclear security in the USA, has found a zero emission vessel running on hydrogen feasible. Their study developed a fuel-cell coastal research vessel consistent with marine regulations.

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Jun 20, 2018 - 02:18 pm

Scotland to build first sea-going hydrogen ferry

Scotland’s Ferguson Shipbuilders have managed to secure funding through the EU project HySeas III. With partners such as the Ballard or DLR and from different European countries they will build the world’s first sea going ferry running on fuel cells powered by hydrogen from renewables.

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Jun 10, 2018 - 01:34 pm

Kreisel builds 100 kWh boat battery for Portier

Kreisel Electric has developed a high performance battery, which allows for a high speed of up to 50 knots (93 km/h) on the purportedly fastest serially produced electric boat in the world. The motor for the SAY29E Runabout Carbon has a peak performance of 368 kW.

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May 2, 2018 - 02:45 pm

BMW and Torqueedo to build electric racing yacht

Around the world with zero emissions – the dream is not new but this time it is not about flying but sailing and Torqueedo and BMW want to make this vision a reality. They are jointly designing a yacht to compete in the Vendée Globe solo, around-the-world race in 2020.

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May 2, 2018 - 02:15 pm

All-electric pilot boat by Canada’s Robert Allan

Naval engineering firm Robert Allan has designed an all-electric pilot boat to ferry pilots to their bigger barges waiting further at sea. The RAlly 1600-E is to run 5 nautical miles, just short of 10 km, leaving enough capacity in the battery to get back safe.

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Apr 4, 2018 - 04:25 pm

Electric boats to clean up China’s waterways

Germany’s Torqueedo has received a large order from China, where the mega manufacturing hub Suzhou struggles to clean up its act. 177 workboats powered by Torqueedo’s all-electric drive are to be deployed on the region’s many waterways to scoop up debris.

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Dec 6, 2017 - 10:40 am

All-electric cargo ship on China’s Pearl River

In the Chinese Guangzhou province, a massive cargo ship with an energy storage capacity of 2.4 MWh has been put into operation. The vessel couples two 160 kW electric propellers and a mix of supercapacitors and Li-ion batteries for up to 80 km on one charge.

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Nov 20, 2017 - 02:35 pm

Innovative underwater vehicle with fuel cell propulsion

Engineers of Thyssenkrupp, Atlas Elektronik, EvoLogics, the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Rostock are starting to develop a „Large Modifiable Underwater Mothership (MUM)“ to explore the deep sea. Its propulsion is going to be based on a fuel cell system.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2017/11/17/first-cruise-liner-fuel-cell-tech/
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