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Battery-Electric Surge: ESS Scales Up in Maritime

Aug 16, 2022

Ask the right government department in any G7 state and you’ll find funding to put battery power for your vessel. Beyond funds, new battery makers and system integrators are ironing out safety issues, and a growing number of giga-sized cell factories offer hope that costs will fall for marine energy storage, as ESS choice grows. Efforts are also underway to recycle rare earth elements and to augment or greenify staggeringly high plant electricity inputs…

Brunvoll Mar-El to Deliver Charging System for Bergen Ferries

Dec 14, 2023

Brunvoll Mar-El will deliver the onshore charging system for the Bergen area fast ferries, more specifically on the Knarvik-Bergen and Kleppestø-Bergen routes. Brunvoll Mar-El has from earlier been contracted to deliver the electrical and hybrid system integration for the 3 ferries…

Third Battery Electric Tug Delivered to HaiSea Marine

Dec 06, 2023

A third battery electric tugboat built by Sanmar Shipyards in Türkiye has been delivered to HaiSea Marine,Canada. Haisea Brave is scheduled to work in Vancouver alongside its sisters HaiSea Wamis and HaiSea Wee'Git before all three – along with…

Port Invests in Zero-Emission Cargo Handlers

Dec 04, 2023

A fleet of 33 new human-operated, zero-emissions battery-electric yard tractors were unveiled last week at a Port of Long Beach container terminal where the cargo-handling machines have replaced traditional gasoline and diesel-powered models…

Lies, Damn Lies, and Inextinguishable Lore – EV Fires

Oct 19, 2023

A few weeks ago I was talking to some professional fire fighters and was regaled with EV fire fighting disasters. They told me that EV caught fire all the time, that EV fires were much more dangerous than gasoline fires, and that fire trucks could not carry enough water to put out an EV fire…

MPA Calls for Electric Harbor Craft Proposals

Jul 10, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued an Expression of Interest inviting interested parties to submit proposals to design and promote the adoption of full-electric harbour craft in Singapore.The Ministry of Transport announced this year that the harbour craft…

Belov Engenharia Shipyard Delivers 'E-Pushboat' HB Poraque

Apr 14, 2023

Belov Engenharia Shipyard, located in Salvador, Brazil, delivered the first Robert Allan Ltd. designed RApide 2000-E pushboat – HB Poraque. It is the first of two battery/diesel electric vessels for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. HB Poraque is a battery electric shallow draft pushboat…

Sanmar, Igus Team on Shore Electric Bunkering System

Sep 19, 2022

Sanmar Shipyards and IGUS joined forces to develop and build a new electric bunkering system that is designed to be compact and able to supply a variety vessel types with onshore power.To this end, the companies have designed and built the Shore…

Berlin's 1990s-vintage Tour Boat is 'Electrified' with Torqeedo

Jun 20, 2022

Oranje Nassau, a 20-m, 55-passenger sightseeing boat and water taxi operating on Berlin’s urban waterways was recently put back into service after replacing its diesel engine with a fully integrated all-electric propulsion system by Torqeedo…

Tech Feature: Next-Generation Maritime Electrical Solutions Today

May 17, 2022

Asbjørn Halsebakke of Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch discusses the application in maritime for the company’s new generation DC-Hub with its unique Electronic DC Breaker (EDCB) and Electronic Bus Link (EBL).Your company is starting to talk about its new generation DC-Hub…

Plug in Power Infrastructure for Electric Boats fast-tracked in Europe

Mar 01, 2022

Aqua superPower announced a strategic partnership with AC charge point developer e-concept, which has developed a novel design of charging posts that have been approved for use in certain sensitive environments including the canals in Venice…

Incat Crowther Bags Deal to Design Hybrid-electric Ferry for New Zealand

Dec 09, 2021

Incat Crowther inked a deal to design an Incat Crowther 32 hybrid-electric ferry for Fullers360 of Auckland, New Zealand. To be built by Q-West, the ferry will be the designer’s sixth from the builder and will join 10 other Incat Crowther ferries in the Fullers360 fleet…

Logistics News

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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