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23.02.2019 - 16:29

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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05.02.2019 - 22:55

Electric sewage pump-out boat developed with Yale Uni

Torqeedo has equipped the world’s first solar-powered sewage pump-out boat in cooperation with Yale Uni. The vessel was delivered to Branford in Connecticut where it will prevent the discharge of untreated human waste into the area’s waterways.

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04.02.2019 - 13:47

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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02.02.2019 - 18:03

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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29.01.2019 - 17:54

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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17.12.2018 - 12:19

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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20.08.2018 - 14:03

Rolls-Royce presents Li-ion battery for ships

Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. This is the first time the British propulsion specialist will deliver batteries to fit their drives as such units were previously supplied by an external party. The SAVe Energy system is modular.

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06.05.2018 - 15:56

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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02.05.2018 - 14:03

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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04.04.2018 - 16:00

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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26.02.2018 - 11:08

Electric speedboat for kids and grown-ups too

The open water is the next frontier for electric mobility, or shallow waters in this case of a speedboat designed for children. Conceived as a present initially, the boatbuilder has now put his whole weight behind it and hopes for the crowd to back him. An adult version is in the making too.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/02/23/scandlines-retrofitting-four-hybrid-ferries/
23.02.2019 16:29