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 bunker tankers for harbor operations in Singapore,...

September 17, 2021
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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 company’s CEO today. Corvus builds giant batteries for ships such as ferries, cruise ships, and tug boats, and expects the global market...

September 15, 2021
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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 history as the northernmost naming ceremony for a passenger...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1646

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 by ABB Marine & Ports to supply the energy storage system for the all-electric tug eWolf by Crowley Maritime Corporation. The vessel will...

September 1, 2021
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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 battery-powered speedboat, betting that flight can solve the main hurdle to marine...

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 3317

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 in homage to its first tug, will...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 882

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 first for Maersk Supply Service, will...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 2004

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 promoting the design as a sustainable and high-performing...

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 5873

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 vessel. The MS Brim is a...

March 14, 2021
Total Views: 12905

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 major oil and gas company in...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 3429

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 renewables plummets and...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 69

Monday, October 19, 2020
Environment

Harvey Gulf’s LNG-Fueled Platform Supply Vessels to Add Battery Power

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the battery power for four retrofitted Harvey Energy class LNG-fuelled Platform Supply Vessels operating in the Gulf of Mexico. The advanced...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 173

Friday, October 9, 2020
Environment

Construction Contracts Signed for First Battery-Powered Tankers

Tokyo-based shipping company Asahi Tanker Co. has placed an order for the world’s first electric-powered tankers. The two tankers, which were ordered at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, will be 100% powered...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 109

Monday, September 28, 2020
Environment

Maersk Supply Service to Test Charging Station Buoy at Offshore Wind Farm

Maersk Supply Service will has announced plans to test a prototype charging station buoy for battery-powered vessels. For the project, Maersk Supply Service, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has joined forces...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Environment

Amsterdam’s Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, March 3 (Reuters) – The century-old Amsterdam canal boat Gerarda Johanna looks like a classic with wood paneling, but beneath its floorboards lies a high-tech underbelly: rows of...

March 3, 2020
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
containerized marine battery
Environment

Maersk to Trial Containerized Battery on Containership

A.P.Moller- Maersk is getting ready to test a containerized battery on board one of its containerships as the world’s largest container shipping company continues to develop low carbon solutions in...

November 6, 2019
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Ytterøyningen ferry
Environment

Fire and Gas Explosion in Battery Room of Norwegian Ferry Prompts Lithium-Ion Power Warning

Norwegian authorities are warning shipowners and operators about the dangers associated with lithium-ion battery systems after a fire and subsequent gas explosion on board a diesel-electric ferry in Norway. The...

October 15, 2019
Total Views: 581

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Transocean Spitsbergen
Environment

Transocean Semi-Submersible is First to Use Battery Power for Drilling Operations

Deepwater drilling contractor Transocean says it has deployed that world’s first hybrid battery system on floating drilling rig to supplement power needs during drilling operations. They hybrid energy storage system...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Environment

Battery-Powered Ships Next Up in Battle to Tackle Emissions

(Bloomberg) –The electric battery boom has a new target: ships. Four Japanese companies have teamed up to build the world’s first zero-emission tanker by mid-2021 that will be powered by...

August 6, 2019
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Monday, August 5, 2019
Environment

Ulstein Delivers World’s Biggest Plug-In Battery-Powered Vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein says it has delivered the world’s largest plug-in battery-powered hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid. The ship was delivered from the company’s Ulstein Verft to Color Line. The Color...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 14