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
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 25

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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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
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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: 205

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: 34

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: 6

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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Environment

Samsung Heavy Industries Develops Korea’s First Marine Lithium-Ion Battery System

Samsung Heavy Industries has unveiled a marine lithium ion battery system intended to reduce fuel consumption, thereby reducing emissions and operating costs. The battery system was developed jointly by SHI...

July 30, 2019
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Monday, July 1, 2019
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
Environment

World’s First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship Sets Sail for the Arctic

By Victoria Klesty OSLO, July 1 (Reuters) – The world’s first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage,...

July 1, 2019
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Monday, June 3, 2019
Environment

Damen to Build Two LNG-Battery Hybrid Ferries for Seaspan

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has been awarded a contract to build two hybrid LNG/battery-powered roll-on/roll-off ferries for British Columbia-based Seaspan Ferries. The vessels will be constructed at Damen’s shipyard in Mangalia,...

June 3, 2019
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Monday, May 6, 2019
maid of the mist electric vessels
Environment

Niagra Falls Tour Boat Operator Orders Battery-Powered Vessels

Niagra Falls tour boat operator Maid of the Mist has placed an order for the first all-electric, zero-emission vessels to be built in the United States. The two new passenger...

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, March 14, 2019
North Sea Giant goes green
Blog

Wärtsilä Helps ‘North Sea Giant’ Go Green

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä announced the installation of energy storage systems onboard the offshore construction vessel North Sea Giant which the group says could deliver impressive fuel savings of up...

March 14, 2019
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aurora battery power ferry
Environment

Batteries Included: Sweden’s Emissions-Free Ferries Lead the Charge

By Ilze Filks HELSINGOR, Denmark, March 14 (Reuters) – A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of the world’s largest battery-powered...

March 14, 2019
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Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion
Environment

Wärtsilä to Convert Short Sea Cargo Ship to Battery Power

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide hybrid battery system in the world’s first conversion of a short sea cargo ship to electric power. Wärtsilä said Friday it...

February 8, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Environment

All-Electric Ships on the Horizon as Rolls Launches New Battery System

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has begun offering its own battery-powered ship engines in a move that signals the gathering momentum behind a push toward hybrid and...

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 56

Monday, August 6, 2018
Viking Lady eidesvik offshore
Environment

FellowSHIP Project Concludes 15 years of Maritime Battery and Fuel Cell Research

After 15 years of extensive research, project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have recently announced the closure of the FellowSHIP project. It aimed to explore the use...

August 6, 2018
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