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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Shipping

Crowley Joins Casco Bay Lines’ Hybrid-Electric Ferry Project

U.S. maritime company Crowley will join a team of companies that are designing and building a hybrid-electric passenger and vehicle ferry for Casco Bay Lines

August 16, 2022
Total Views: 939

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Environment

Sembcorp Marine Delivers Second Zero-Emission Battery-Powered Ferry to Norled

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has delivered its second of three battery-operated roll-on/roll-off (RoPax) passenger ferries to Norwegian ferry operator

July 5, 2022
Total Views: 2695

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Shipping

Wärtsilä to Supply Propulsion Systems for World’s Largest Hybrid Battery-Powered Vessels

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has revealed an order to supply the hybrid battery-powered propulsion systems for three new roll-on/roll-off passenger

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 1219

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Shipping

Corvus Energy to Set Up Washington State Battery Factory to Meet Growing Demand for Zero-Emission Vessels

Norwegian marine battery maker Corvus Energy has announced plans for a new battery factory in the state of Washington to meet the growing demand for hybrid and

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 985

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
bulk ship at sunset
Environment

British Start-Up Wants to Build Batteries for Ships

By Eddie Spence (Bloomberg) — UK battery company Britishvolt Ltd. received an investment from shipping firm Scorpio Group as it looks to develop

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 1801

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Cruise Ships

World’s Largest Electric Cruise Ship Sets Sail in China

By Katrina Nicholas (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest electric cruise ship has made its maiden voyage, settling back into port in Yichang in

March 31, 2022
Total Views: 3766

Friday, February 18, 2022
Accidents

Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified

(Note: This article was originally written and submitted to gCaptain prior to the Felicity Ace fire, the cause of which is not yet known. It has been updated

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 14978

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
crowley zero-emission electric tug
Shipbuilding

Construction Kicks Off On Crowley’s All-Electric Tug

Alabama-based Master Boat Builders has kicked off construction on Crowley’s all-electric tug – a first in the United States. The tug, named eWolf,

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 1947

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Environment

UECC Takes Delivery of World’s First Dual-Fuel LNG Battery Hybrid Car Carrier

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping line UECC has taken delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC). The new

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 1953

Friday, September 17, 2021
ship anchorage
Shipbuilding

Vitol Building Two Hybrid Battery-Powered Bunker Tankers Bound for Singapore Harbor

V-Bunkers, the Singaporean bunker arm of Dutch-based Vitol, has placed an order to build two electric-hybrid bunker tankers. V-Bunkers intends to deploy these

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 658

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Environment

Electric Ship Battery Maker Announces IPO

Marine battery manufacturer Corvus Energy plans an initial public offering (IPO) later this year on the Norwegian Stock Exchange, said the

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 1899

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Cruise Ships

New Battery-Powered Expedition Cruise Ship Named ‘Next to the North Pole’

A newbuild hybrid battery-powered expedition cruise ship belonging to Hurtigruten Expeditions has been named in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, making

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1762

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Shipbuilding

Corvus Energy Battery To Supply Crowley eWolf All-Electric Tug

Seattle, USA and Bergen, Norway – August 30, 2021 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 1369

Friday, August 27, 2021
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Ship Design

Battery-Powered Speedboat Looking To Become The Tesla Of The Sea

Niclas Rolander (Bloomberg) Sweden’s Candela Speed Boat AB is challenging the conventional combustion-engine leisure-craft industry with a new

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 3450

Thursday, July 29, 2021
crowley zero-emission electric tug
Shipbuilding

ABB to Supply Propulsion Package for Crowley’s First Electric Tug

ABB has been selected to provide the propulsion system for Crowley’s first electric tug currently under development. The tug, which Crowley calls eWolf

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 946

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Maersk Minder conversion
Environment

Maersk Supply Service AHTS to Get Hybrid Battery Conversion Treatment

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply a Maersk Supply Service anchor handling tug with a hybrid battery system. The conversion, a

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 2035

Monday, April 19, 2021
crowley fully electric tug illustration
Shipbuilding

Crowley Unveils Fully-Electric Tug for U.S. Market

Crowley Engineering Services has released the design details for the first fully-electric tugboat with autonomous capability for the U.S. market. Crowley is

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 5897

Sunday, March 14, 2021
brim explorer
Accidents

Battery-Powered Excursion Vessel Overheats in Norway, Sparking Fear of Explosion

A rather serious situation has been unfolding over the last several days in southeastern Norway after a fire was reported on a battery-powered passenger

March 14, 2021
Total Views: 13076

Monday, December 21, 2020
Environment

Edison Chouest Offshore to Install First Battery Pack on a Jones Act PSV

Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore has announced plans to install a battery system on board one of its 312-foot platform supply vessels working for a

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 3497

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
wind turbine
Environment

Green Power to Draw $11 Trillion Investment by 2050: BNEF

By William Mathis and Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — Green power is set to draw around $11 trillion of investment in the coming decades as the cost of

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 80