Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion

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
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Thursday, August 16, 2018

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
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Monday, August 6, 2018
Viking Lady eidesvik offshore

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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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

First Offshore Wind Farm Battery Installed in Scotland

Norwegian energy company Equinor has installed a battery that will for first time make it possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind farm.  The so-called Batwind battery storage solution was...

June 27, 2018
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
seacor maya
Maritime News

First Battery-Powered Offshore Supply Vessel in the Gulf of Mexico

Louisiana-based SEACOR Marine has completed the installation of the first hybrid battery power system on an an offshore support vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. SEACOR Marine conducted the upgrade...

June 20, 2018
Total Views: 81

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
all-electric ferry ampere
Maritime News

Going Green: Norwegian Shipbuilders Turning to Battery Power

By Mikael Holter and Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — Not far from Norway’s North Sea oil rigs, shipbuilders are assembling some of the first ferry boats ever to be powered entirely...

March 13, 2018
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