Tag: electric ships

Nov 24, 2022 - 06:18 pm

California invests $2.6 billion in decarbonising transport

In the USA, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a $2.6 billion investment plan for the state’s transition to zero-emission transportation. The projects that have been supported range from incentives for cleaner trucks and buses and mobility options such as bike- and car-sharing to consumer rebates for clean cars.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:14 pm

EU sets refuelling and charging infrastructure targets

The EU Parliament has adopted binding minimum targets for the expansion of infrastructure for zero tailpipe-emission transport. These stipulate a minimum density of EV charging and hydrogen refuelling stations that must be affordable and easy to use, and a faster rollout of stations. Emissions in the maritime sector are now to be reduced with specific […]

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Oct 5, 2022 - 12:36 pm

Torqeedo appoints Fabian Bez as new CEO

Deutz has completed the reorganization of the management team at Torqeedo. On October 1, Fabian Bez took the helm for the maritime electric drive specialist, and will be supported by Heiko Vietmeier as commercial director as of November.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

Artemis Technologies presents electric hydrofoil concept

Artemis Technologies, a company based in Belfast, has designed an all-electric passenger ferry to enter service in 2024. The operator Condor Ferries wants to use the hydrofoil as part of a pilot project between Belfast and Bangor in Northern Ireland and is banking on the ferry being fast.

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Jul 5, 2022 - 12:30 pm

Teco and partners develop H2 fuel cell ship

The Norwegian company Teco 2030 is leading a consortium with partners Umoe Mandal and Blom Maritime to develop a hydrogen-powered high-speed ship with the help of government funding of 5 million kroner (just under 500,000 euros).

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Apr 28, 2022 - 05:54 pm

NZ: Auckland to launch first electric ferries in 2024

The New Zealand Government has confirmed Auckland will receive its first electric ferries by 2024 since the city plans to have an entirely electric fleet of passenger ferries by 2040. Local marine technology firm EV Maritime got Danfoss Editron on board to deliver the drive.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:20 pm

X Shore closes $50 million financing round

The Swedish electric boat manufacturer X Shore has raised 50 million US dollars in its new financing round. Among the new investors is Peter Carlsson, founder and CEO of the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt.

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Apr 7, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Soel Yachts presents new solar yacht

The Dutch company Soel Yachts has presented its new solar-electric yacht Senses 62. The yacht, which is around 19 metres long and ten metres wide, has two electric motors, each of which has a power output of 100 kW or 200 kW, depending on the version.

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Mar 19, 2022 - 01:39 pm

Ebusco takes over 40% of Zero Emission Services

The Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco has acquired 40 per cent of the share capital of Zero Emission Services (ZES) from Engie. Founded in 2020, the Dutch company ZES works on overall concepts for zero-emission inland shipping.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Fleetzero develops battery-swapping for ships

The US start-up Fleetzero has developed an interesting concept for the electrification of shipping. Electric ships are to receive batteries stowed in freight containers and make more stops at smaller ports, where the empty batteries are handed in and only so many new ones are picked up to take the electric ships to their next […]

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Mar 6, 2022 - 02:31 pm

Electric boat chargers for Catalan coastline

In Spain, the Catalan Association of Sports and Tourist Harbours ACPET has entered into a cooperation with the British company Aqua Superpower to create charging infrastructure for electric boats along Catalonia’s 580 kilometres of coastline.

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Feb 24, 2022 - 05:42 pm

Torqeedo to power autonomous ship in Kiel

The marine electric drive supplier Torqeedo has won an order to supply a complete electric propulsion system for an autonomous boat in the German city of Kiel. The electric vessel named Wavelab will be built by Gebrüder Friedrich Schiffswerft in Kiel, and is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2022.

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Feb 7, 2022 - 02:28 pm

Ballard delivers fuel cell modules for Norwegian ferries

Ballard Power Systems has delivered two, 200 kW FCwave modules to Norled, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators. The fuel cell modules will power the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry, the ‘MF Hydra’, which is to be launched later this year.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/24/california-invests-2-6-billion-in-decarbonising-transport/
24.11.2022 18:40