Tag: electric ships

Sep 8, 2021 - 04:17 pm

First ship fitted with ZES battery containers hits the water

The Dutch company Zero Emission Services (ZES) has launched the first vessel bearing its exchangeable battery containers, so-called ZES packs, onboard, effectively turning the ship into an electric boat. The Alphenaar now operates between Alphen aan den Rijn and Moerdijk on behalf of the Heineken brewery.

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Aug 27, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Candela presents new electric hydrofoil ‘C-8’

The Swedish company Candela Speedboat has presented its new electric hydrofoil C-8. Based on the Candela C-7, the manufacturer calls the C-8 the “iPhone moment for electric boats” and wants to bring them to large-scale production.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:24 pm

Bangkok gets 12 electric commuter ferries

The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) has commissioned twelve new all-electric commuter ferries. The fibreglass boats measure 14.5 metres and are powered by an integrated battery-electric system supplied by Torqeedo.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Vinssen presents hydrogen boat in South Korea

South Korea’s first commercialized hydrogen electric boat has been unveiled at the 2021 Busan International Boat Show. Developed by Vinssen, the Hydrogenia vessel is powered by a Danfoss Editron electric drivetrain and sub-system. Vinssen is planning to build a further 50 boats using similar hydrogen electric technology over the next year.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:44 am

Torqeedo lays foundation for new HQ

Torqeedo, a company specialising in electric boat drives, has celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for its new headquarters and production facilities. Like the previous buildings, the new building is being constructed in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:32 pm

Hyperdrive & BorgWarner Gateshead acquired by Turntide

UK battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation and EV tech firm BorgWarner Gateshead have been acquired by the Silicon Valley-based electric motor developer Turntide Technologies. Turntide will establish operations in Gateshead, England, marking the beginning of a multi-year investment in the region.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Electric hydrofoil racing series to take off in 2023

After Formula E founder Alejandro Agag announced a new racing series with electrically powered racing boats last year, the creators of the E1 series have now presented the concept of an electric hydrofoil boat called “RaceBird”. The first races are to be held in early 2023.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 11:30 am

IPCEI to fund 12 European hydrogen mobility projects

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology (BMWI) and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (BMVI) have selected 62 major projects to receive government funding as part of a joint European hydrogen project (Hydrogen IPCEI). The BMVI is funding twelve projects in the mobility sector.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Volvo Penta acquires ZEM AS for maritime batteries

Volvo Penta has acquired a majority stake in ZEM AS, a Norwegian supplier of batteries and complete electric propulsion solutions for ships and boats. In doing so, ZEM is to further expand its battery and propulsion business and successively develop and offer complete packages in collaboration with Volvo Penta.

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May 31, 2021 - 12:07 pm

Candela Speedboat presents water taxi

The Swedish company Candela Speedboat has presented the Candela P-12, an electric water taxi for twelve people. Pre-orders for the hydrofoil are already possible, with deliveries scheduled to begin at the end of 2022.

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May 27, 2021 - 04:55 pm

PowerCell presents fuel cell module for ships

PowerCell Sweden has just presented the PowerCellution Marine System 200, a fuel cell module specially developed for the electrification of marine applications. The 200 kW module is said to be characterised by its low weight and compact format.

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Apr 12, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Flagships project to put fuel cell drives on cargo ships

Within the framework of the European innovation project Flagships, the world’s first commercial cargo ship with hydrogen propulsion is to go into operation on the Seine in Paris this year. This has significantly shifted the focus of the project initiated in 2018.

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Apr 11, 2021 - 11:45 am

Toyota officially joins hydrogen catamaran project EODev

Toyota Motor Europe is a new shareholder in the start-up Energy Observer Developments (EODev). The French company was founded in 2019 with the aim of driving research and development of the H2 catamaran Energy Observer, for which Toyota is supplying the fuel cell technology.

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Mar 19, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Torqeedo announces new electric outboard motor

The electric boat drive specialist Torqeedo has expanded its range to include a lighter and more cost-effective electric outboard motor called Travel 603. The drive is said to be suitable, among other things, as an auxiliary drive for smaller sailboats or fishing boats.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Sweden: Emobility testbed SEEL to become even bigger

The ‘Swedish Electric Transport Laboratory’ or SEEL for short, designed to make the country a hotbed for e-mobility, will grow larger than planned. The partners, which include Volvo and Scania as well as Chalmers University of Technology and RISE, now designated three sites.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Fraunhofer is working on fuel cell systems for ships

The Fraunhofer Institute is working with 13 European partners to develop the world’s first ammonia-based fuel cell for ships in the ShipFC project. Ammonia is mainly known for its use as a fertiliser, but is also suitable as a high-quality energy source, the institute says.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 03:36 pm

World’s largest electric ferry launches in Norway

The world’s largest all-electric ferry yet has gone into service in Norway on a route across the Oslo Fjord. Bastø Electric is the first of three battery-powered ferries operated by the shipping company Bastø Fosen to enter Norwegian waters with more in the making in Turkey.

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Feb 11, 2021 - 04:16 pm

Electric charter boat fleet along Telemark Canal

In spring 2021, the first all-electric charter fleet will start operating on the Norwegian Telemark Canal. The fleet will be comprised of six charter boats equipped with Torqeedo e-drives from the Slovenian shipyard Greenline Yachts.

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Feb 6, 2021 - 12:40 pm

Ballard & Global Energy Ventures to develop H2 ship

Ballard Power Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Global Energy Ventures for the development of a new fuel cell-powered ship, called C-H2 Ship, designed to transport compressed green hydrogen. A small-scale, under 10 MW demonstration of the C-H2 Ship to be built initially.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/08/first-inland-vessel-fitted-with-zes-battery-containers-hits-the-water/
08.09.2021 16:22