Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Maritime News

Latin America Getting First Hybrid Propulsion Offshore Support Vessel

The platform supply vessel CBO Flamengo is set to become the first offshore support vessel in Latin America to be converted to hybrid power. CBO, one of the Brazil’s leading...

November 11, 2020
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Thursday, October 3, 2019
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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
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Monday, August 5, 2019

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

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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Thursday, October 16, 2014
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Edda Ferd, Østensjø Rederi’s Lithium Powered OSV

This ain’t no Prius. The newest addition to Haugesund-based Østensjø Rederi’s fleet carries a very unique hybrid power system based around a matrix of sophisticated lithium batteries from Vancouver-based Corvus Energy.  Built...

October 16, 2014
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Friday, June 13, 2014
Maritime News

Damen Delivers First Hybrid Tug – PHOTOS

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards has turned over a new leaf in its shipbuilding portfolio with the delivery of a hybrid version of its popular Damen ASD Tug 2810.

June 13, 2014
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Engineering News

Diesel-Electric Power Plus Batteries Makes for a Very Efficient Tugboat

Netherlands-based Iskes Towage & Salvage accepted delivery today of the first ever Damen Shipyards-built Hybrid tug at a signing ceremony at the Offshore Energy conference in Amsterdam today. Depending on...

October 23, 2012
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Foss Hybrid Tug Suffers Machinery Fire

One of Foss Maritime’s hybrid tugs suffered a fire in her machinery space on Monday after having just completed a ship assist job in the Port of Long Beach. In...

August 22, 2012
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Friday, June 29, 2012

MOL Completes Hybrid Car Carrier, Orders LNG Pair

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced Friday the completion of the world’s first hybrid car carrier expected to achieve zero emissions while berthed, and at the same time revealed plans...

June 29, 2012
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Monday, March 12, 2012
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Engineering News

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Launches Solar Hybrid Car Carrier

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced the launching of the hybrid car carrier Emerald Ace at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, Kobe shipyard.  The Emerald Ace, designed to generate zero emissions while berthed, was...

March 12, 2012
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Interesting Ship of The Week – Bourbon’s new seismic support/chase vessels

The OSD-designed fuel efficient seismic support vessel for Bourbon courtesy Offshore Ship Designers This weeks interesting ship is actually a series of six new fuel-efficient seismic support/chase vessels recently ordered...

July 19, 2011
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Friday, December 24, 2010

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling vessel on...

December 24, 2010
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