Tag: electric ships

Apr 22, 2021 - 02:42 pm

XALT to deliver batteries for New Zealand’s first electric ferry

XALT Energy is contributing the batteries for New Zealand’s first all-electric ferry. The 19-metre vessel with a capacity of 135 passengers will be part of the fleet of ferry operator East by West Wellington Harbour Ferry Service and will cover daily water routes in the bay off Wellington.

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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 - 06:29 pm

Deep Blue: Torqeedo electrifies inland waterway ferries

Torqeedo and Poseidon announce a commercial-grade electric drive system for ferries with typically up to 200 passengers. Both specialist companies will combine existing components to form the novel zero-emission propulsion powered by BMW batteries.

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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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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:26 pm

ZF to begin offering complete hybrid systems for ships

ZF is now adding further electrified components for shipping to its portfolio of maritime hybrid transmissions, specifically electric motors, power electronics and control levers. According to the driveline specialist, this provides a complete solution from a single source.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 03:41 pm

ABB drives zero-emission ferries in South Korea

ABB has won an order from South Korean shipyard Haemin Heavy Industries. The Swiss company will supply a complete power supply and propulsion solution for the Busan Port Authority’s first all-electric passenger ferry.

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Jan 16, 2021 - 08:18 pm

ABB to supply Azipod drive to Oceano for a super-yacht

ABB has scored the debut deal with Dutch luxury yacht builder Oceanco. They will use Azipod technology to supply propulsion to a superyacht. Both partners consider this the beginning of future projects in a market ABB estimates to exceed $10 billion by 2025.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:05 pm

Research project starts for electric ships in the EU

A group of 13 partners from the entire value chain of ship electrification have launched ‘Current Direct’, a research project that aims, among other things, to reduce the cost of battery-electric propulsion systems in shipping and build an ‘Energy as a Service’ platform.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 01:24 pm

Oxis and YdL to integrate Li-S battery in luxury yacht

Yachts de Luxe (YdL) from Singapore wants to build the world’s first luxury boat with lithium-sulfur battery technology and against this background has signed a contract with the Li-S specialist Oxis Energy. Williams Advanced Engineering is also on board as project partner.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 01:53 pm

ABB provides Azipod drives for five italian cruise ships

ABB has secured a contract worth around 150 million US dollars to supply the complete power and drive package for cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The electric drives will still be powered by diesel engines, but are said to reduce fuel consumption by 20%.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 02:21 pm

North Rhine-Westphalia reveals H2 roadmap

The German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia has presented a hydrogen roadmap. Detailed targets for 2025 and 2030 are ambitious while it remains unclear, where the hydrogen will come from.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 01:25 pm

XALT to supply batteries for English Channel ferries

ABB Marine & Ports has selected XALT Energy to supply battery systems to power two hybrid ferries for the British ferry company P&O, which are expected to operate regularly on the English Channel between Dover in the UK and Calais in France from 2023.

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Oct 19, 2020 - 02:54 pm

UK’s first electric sea-going ferry launches for testing

Plymouth Boat Trips and Voyager Marine have launched the UK’s first sea-going electric ferry, named e-Voyager. The electric ferry was developed in partnership with the University of Plymouth, the University of Exeter, Teignbridge Propellers, MarRI-UK and EV Parts. Testing is now underway.

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Oct 1, 2020 - 02:41 pm

Danfoss delivers electric drives for Thai ferries

Danfoss Editron is supplying Energy Absolute with the electric propulsion systems for Thailand’s first fleet of all-electric passenger ferries that will operate on the Chao Phraya River. Each of the 24 meter long ferries can carry 200 passengers.

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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:21 pm

Danfoss to fit hybrid drives on exploration vessels

Danfoss Editron has received an order from the Norwegian shipyard Grovfjord Mekaniske Verksted (GMV) to supply hybrid propulsion systems for a fleet of unmanned exploration vessels. Four of the vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2021, with seven more to follow in the following months.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/22/xalt-to-deliver-batteries-for-new-zealands-first-electric-ferry/
22.04.2021 14:11