Tag: electric ferries

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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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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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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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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Jan 29, 2019 - 05:35 pm

Norway: Siemens opens battery factory for ships

Siemens has opened an “advanced robotized and digitized” battery module factory in Trondheim, where 55 battery modules will be assembled per shift for  marine and offshore markets. The factory comprises a line with eight robot stations and a capacity of up to 300 MWh per year.

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Jan 28, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Baumüller to build ferry with hybrid drive

The German drive and automation specialist Baumüller has received an order from the Danish shipyard Hvide Sande for the supply of a hybrid drive system for a ferry. From autumn 2019, the ship will be sailing between the ports of Ærø and Rudkøbing.

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Dec 17, 2018 - 12:39 pm

Norway commissions high speed hydrogen ferry

Norway is funding a hydrogen-powered high speed ferry and a short-sea freighter through their PILOT-E programme. They awarded a grant to Hyon, a joint venture between Nel, Hexagon Composites and PowerCell Sweden to realise the project together with partners.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 04:10 pm

Construction begins for USA’s first hydrogen ferry

In the Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard, the construction for the first fuel cell ferry named Water-Go-Round has begun. The ferry will most likely be completed in September 2019, before it will be used for three months of testing in the San Francisco Bay.

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Oct 30, 2018 - 06:47 pm

Norway & Singapore developing plug-in hybrid ferries

Shipping company Norled of Norway has ordered three plug-in hybrid ferries from Singapore shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine. The vessels are to operate mostly electrically and can carry up to 300 passengers and 80 cars. Delivery is expected in late 2020.

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Jun 28, 2018 - 04:30 pm

Copenhagen to switch to all-electric harbour buses

The city of Copenhagen has set aside 10 million kroner to electrify their entire fleet of harbour ferries. The iconic water taxis in EV form will be launched in Copenhagen Harbour by 2020, and ticket prices will stay the same, says the city.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 04:48 pm

Swedish-Danish ferry route gets electrified gradually

Swedish Stena Line that operates a ferry service between Gothenburg and Danish Frederikshavn has made a deal with with Callenberg Technology Group. In three stages signified by different sized batteries, they want to electrify the vessel Stena Jutlandica.

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May 6, 2018 - 03:34 pm

Norway to protect fjords with zero-emission zone

Norway is planning on creating the first zero-emissions zone on water. The parliament has accepted a resolution which would see emissions banned in the world heritage fjords “as soon as technically possible and no later than 2026”.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/16/powerful-electric-ferry-ellen-takes-to-the-sea/
16.08.2019 18:46