Jun 19, 2020 - 01:23 pm

Water Witch switches workboats to Torqeedo drives

The Liverpool-based boat builder Water Witch has announced that it will replace its existing outboard motors with electric drives from Torqeedo. The company has been building specialized cleaning boats for over 50 years and uses around 200 workboats to remove waste and refuse in harbours and waterways around the world.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 03:02 pm

Danfoss announces deals with MHO-Co & Infineon

Danfoss will supply the Danish shipbuilder and operator MHO-Co with hybrid drive systems for the first two so-called Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) in the UK. Also, the Danish technology group announces the signing of a contract with Infineon.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Torqeedo restructures management team

Deutz has announced the restructuring of the management of its subsidiary Torqeedo. In future, Ralf Plieninger and Michael Rummel will take over management of the German company specialising in electric boat engines. Torqeedo founder Christoph Ballin will only engage in an advisory capacity.

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Jun 14, 2020 - 06:49 pm

Candela 7: all-electric hydrofoil with 92 km range (video)

The electric speedboat of Sweden’s Candela is the world’s first electric hydrofoil, according to the company, and as the (old) concept is still both wondrous and curious enough, they’ve now published a 40-min virtual cruise. Also note, Candela is ready to deliver.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 08:59 pm

Havyard presents electric sightseeing boat concept

The Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has presented a design concept for electrically powered sightseeing ships for use in cities and fjords. The concept was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement concluded last year with the Norwegian research organisation SINTEF.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 06:01 pm

Battery swapping for Dutch container ships

With their newly founded joint venture Zero Emission Services (ZES), a Dutch consortium has taken up the cause of zero-emission inland container shipping. The initiators want to put the first electric ship into operation this year.

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May 8, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Templar Marine launches lower-cost e-boat Picnic

Canada’s electric boat manufacturer Templar Marine presents its latest model. The Picnic 20 is the little sister of the flagship Cruiser 26 with Torqeedo drive presented last year and prices for the 10-seater start at 49,900 Canadian dollars.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 09:40 pm

ABB & HDF team up on fuel cell systems for ships

ABB has signed an MoU with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt fuel cell systems for powering shipping vessels. The two partners want to optimise the production of large systems in order to be able to build fuel cell power plants in the megawatt range for ships.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 09:49 pm

ClassNK approves Toshiba SCiB batteries for marine use

Toshiba’s SCiB battery system won approval for use in marine vessels from the international ship classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK). Certified battery system components are exempt from tests ordinarily required so that ship owners may now build in batteries more quickly using the Toshiba system.

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Mar 7, 2020 - 01:25 pm

Hybrid survey ship hits the waters in France

Alumarine Shipyard has built a diesel-electric survey ship for the port of La Rochelle in south-west France. The electric drive package comes from Torqeedo and consists of two electric outboards with four batteries each.

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Feb 25, 2020 - 03:11 pm

BC Ferries to use hybrid drives from Corvus

Corvus Energy has received a follow-up order from Damen Shipyards to supply battery systems for hybrid ferries again. The order comprises four ferries for the Canadian operator BC Ferries, which switch to be fully battery-powered in the future.

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Feb 16, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Torqeedo shows new electric drives and boats in Miami

Torqeedo presents its product range at the Miami International Boat Show, as the company debuts its two new drives in the US. Also on show at the main docks are two new electric sports boats and a solar-electric motor yacht powered by Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system.

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Feb 9, 2020 - 08:20 pm

Hydrogen transport route along Rhine-Alps corridor

Seventeen partners want to turn the so-called Rhine-Alps corridor stretching from Rotterdam to Genoa into a purely hydrogen-based transport route – by water, road and rail. The RH₂INE project stands for ‘Rhine Hydrogen Integration Network of Excellence’.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Toyota delivers fuel cell for electric catamaran

Toyota has equipped the ship ‘Energy Observer’ with a new fuel cell drive. The electric catamaran will start on the next leg of its world tour in mid-February and claims to be “the first energy-autonomous hydrogen boat”.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Q-Yachts presents electric commercial passenger boat

Q-Yachts presented the concept of a fully electric boat for commercial use at the BOOT trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Q30 Water Limousine concept will be offered both as a battery-electric version and with fuel cell technology.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Swedish Sea Rescue hybrid ship uses Torqeedo drive

Torqeedo has supplied an e-propulsion system for a new hybrid rescue vessel that was recently launched by the Swedish Sea Rescue Society. Thanks to the Torqeedo drive, the diesel-electric ship can operate electrically for up to 1.5 hours.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:30 pm

Five electric ferries to hit Oslo waters

On the Oslofjord, at the northern end of which lies the Norwegian capital Oslo, five electric ferries will be put into operation by 2022 – the first of these as early as 2021. The transport authority Ruter has awarded the contract to operate the electric ferries to the Norwegian provider Boreal Sjø.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 03:51 pm

Volabo: boat market & next gen e-drives

Volabo is presenting the fourth generation of its Intelligent Stator Cage Drive (ISCAD) electric drive that can generate high power of up to 300 kW at a voltage of 48 volts. Volabo has also successfully concluded a Series A financing round for its market entry into the boat sector.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 04:12 pm

Torqeedo powers SeaRobotics’ new hybrid research boat

Maritime electric drive specialist Torqeedo is powering a new hybrid research boat by US company SeaRobotics. The autonomous surface vessels (ASV) is designed for long-range hydrography and subsea mapping missions. Also, Torqeedo appointed a new VP for sales in the EMEA region.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 01:58 pm

Inductive charging system suits electric ferries

German company IPT Technology has introduced an inductive charging system for battery electric ferries. The system can achieve charging capacities of up to 100 kW. This wireless ship charging is already being used in a first project in Norway.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 02:25 pm

Torqeedo outfits electric waste ship

Torqeedo is supplying the electric drive for the Waste Cleaner 66 – allegedly the world’s most potent all-electric boat for cleaning inland waterways and harbours of pollution. A 25 kW Deep Blue engine and a 40 kWh battery power the vessel.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 04:38 pm

ZF develops electric drive for sailing yachts

ZF has developed an electric drive system for sailing yachts. For this purpose, the German supplier is installing an electric motor with a maximum output of 125 kW, which is connected to ZF’s steerable Steerable Pod Propulsion System (SPP).

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Havyard developing fuel cell system for ships

The Norwegian Havyard Group is working with partners on a fuel cell system for large ships. The company is now entering the approval phase with Linde Engineering as tank supplier and PowerCell Sweden as fuel cell supplier.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/22/wartsila-to-develop-fully-electric-ferries/
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