Tag: electric ships

Sep 16, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Danfoss systems for workboats on Beijing reservoir

Danfoss Editron has just supplied the electrical propulsion systems for two workboats to be used on the Miyun Reservoir near Beijing. Both ships are purely electric, although one has a diesel generator for the emergency power supply onboard in addition to the Danfoss Editron electric drive.

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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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Aug 12, 2019 - 02:44 pm

Japanese joint venture for electric ships casts off

Four Japanese companies have set out to build electric ships together. The joint venture between Mitsubishi, Asahi Tanker, Exeno Yamamizu and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is called e5 Lab and aims to complete the first electric ship by mid-2021.

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Aug 2, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Nidec develops hybrid power system for yacht

Nidec ASI has developed and put into operation a power management system for the yacht Wider 165. The system organizes the energy consumption on the ship and supplies the cabins, the propulsion system and recharges the batteries.

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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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Jul 19, 2019 - 02:36 pm

H2SHIPS project tests hydrogen shipping

The H2SHIPS project aims to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of hydrogen refuelling systems and propulsion systems in shipping and to identify the conditions for a successful market entry of hydrogen technology.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm

Hydrofoiling: This electric speed boat got wings (video)

The Swedish firm Candela has developed an electric speed boat that is hydrofoiling, so it is sort of flying. Top speed is 30 knots (55 kph) and the 40 kWh battery enables a range of more than 50 nautical miles (93 km) – and, they’ve taken it to series production.

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May 28, 2019 - 11:07 pm

Electric yacht powered by ecovolta to rent at Lake Como

At this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019, the shipyard Ernesto Riva presented its classic ‘Vaporina’ in a fully electric version for the first time. The “Elettra”, for which Ecovolta is on board as a technology partner is also the first to launch on Lake Como.

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May 23, 2019 - 02:43 pm

Ballard & ABB developing FC tugboat

Ballard Power Systems announced its collaboration with ABB and other consortium partners in the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) project Flagships. The aim is to develop a fuel cell powered tug boat for inland waterway vessels.

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May 16, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Hurtigruten offers electric catamaran excursions

The Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten is building the startup Brim Explorer, a battery-powered catamaran for polar water exploration. Starting in spring 2020, the ship will undertake various daily excursions under the Hurtigruten Svalbard brand.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Torqeedo electrifies LifeCraft

Torqeedo has developed an electric drive for the lifeboat called LifeCraft made by the Danish company Viking. LifeCraft is an inflatable, motor-driven lifeboat for the evacuation of ship passengers at sea, which offers space for up to 203 people.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ballard to produce FC modules for ships in Denmark

Ballard Power Systems Europe announced the construction of a Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark, where fuel cell modules for ships will be developed and produced. The Marine Center is designed to help meet the shipbuilding industry’s growing requirements for emission-free drive trains.

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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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Feb 5, 2019 - 10:26 pm

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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Feb 4, 2019 - 01:47 pm

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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Feb 2, 2019 - 06:35 pm

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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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/16/danfoss-electric-systems-for-workboats-on-beijing-resevoir/
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