Hybrid News


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, with a second vessel, HB Enguia, due for delivery in May 2023. The vessels will provide terminal assistance in the Amazon River system and can perform their core operations purely on battery power…

Op/Ed: New Wave of Greener Vessels is a "Gamechanger" for the Offshore Industry

Apr 11, 2023

As the maritime sector implements strategies to move away from its dependency on fossil fuels, North Star, the UK’s largest offshore installation infrastructure services company, is a frontrunner with its decarbonization program well underway…

Glosten, ABB Debut Methanol-Hybrid Tug Design

Sep 22, 2022

Glosten and ABB have teamed to develop a methanol-hybrid ship assist tug design. The 'SA-100' is a 100-ft. ASD harbor tug—designed to measure under 100 grt—is propelled by two methanol compatible CAT 3512E gensets powering electrically driven L-drives…

Tech File: Battery-buffered Diesel-electric Hybrid Drive Proves Value on German FiFi Boats

Mar 11, 2022

Hamburg Fire Fighting Vessels Dresden and Prag sport diesel-electric hybrid propulsion and battery systems from EST-Floattech.After the first 100 days of operation, operator Flotte Hamburg is reports it is satisfied with the two new firefighting…

The Path to Zero: ABB, Ballard Progress Work on High-power Fuel Cell Concept

Feb 23, 2022

ABB and Ballard are progressing to decarbonize marine transport and have received an AiP from DNV for their high-power fuel cell concept, the development of which was launched in 2018. The high-power fuel cell unit is designed to be a flexible…

Eye on Design: Repair and Conversion Conundrums in Hybrid Propulsion

Jan 11, 2022

I recently built a 35 foot Solar Hybrid Electric Wheelchair Accessible Catamaran for my wife who became wheelchair bound a few years ago. (In typing this sentence, I just realized that this vessel can be referred to as a SHEWAC)It is only a 35 foot recreational vessel…

BAE Systems Debuts Next-gen Boat Propulsion System

Nov 23, 2021

BAE Systems launched its next-generation power and propulsion system for the marine market: the HybriGen Power and Propulsion system. According to the company, the system uses smaller and lighter components with modular accessory power system…

UECC’s Edvardsen on Decarbonization: “There is no perfect solution, start the journey now”

Jul 27, 2021

UECC has emerged as a leader in regards to decarbonization, with an order earlier this year for its third LNG battery/hybrid Pure Car/Truck Carrier (PCTC). Glenn Edvardsen, CEO, discusses the strategy and the future for this Oslo-based ship owner…

Logistics News

New Pakistan-Australia Direct Service Launched

New Pakistan-Australia Direct Service Launched

Australia and Singapore Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Australia and Singapore Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Black Sea Grain Deal Could Hinge on Ammonia Pipeline

Black Sea Grain Deal Could Hinge on Ammonia Pipeline

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

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