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Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Corvus Energy Battery To Supply Crowley eWolf All-Electric Tug
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
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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

August 27, 2021
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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
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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
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Monday, April 19, 2021
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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
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Sunday, March 14, 2021
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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
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Edison Chouest Offshore to Install First Battery Pack on a Jones Act PSV
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
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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
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Monday, October 19, 2020
Harvey Gulf’s LNG-Fueled Platform Supply Vessels to Add Battery Power
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

October 19, 2020
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Friday, October 9, 2020
Construction Contracts Signed for First Battery-Powered Tankers
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

October 9, 2020
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Monday, September 28, 2020
Maersk Supply Service to Test Charging Station Buoy at Offshore Wind Farm
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,

September 28, 2020
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Amsterdam’s Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban
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

March 3, 2020
Total Views: 104

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

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

October 15, 2019
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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

October 3, 2019
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Battery-Powered Ships Next Up in Battle to Tackle Emissions
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

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

August 5, 2019
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
samsung heavy industries
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.

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

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

June 3, 2019
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