Application: Marine

Bangkok deploys a fleet of 27 electric passenger ferries

October 13, 2020Energy Absolute has announced plans to deploy a fleet of 27 electric catamarans, which will operate as passenger ferries on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.

via Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine

Inside Japan’s roadmap to zero emissions from international shipping

September 29, 2020The Japanese Government recently launched its ‘Roadmap to Zero Emission from International Shipping’, which will aim to reduce shipping’s carbon footprint and develop a sustainable ship that does not emit greenhouse gases by 2028. What will it mean for Japan’s vast shipping industry and maritime-dependent economy?

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Solstad partners with Westcon for sustainable technologies

September 15, 2020Solstad Offshore has signed a cooperation agreement with Westcon Power & Automation for the development of environmental and sustainable technologies.

via Ship Technology

ABB supplies technology for hybrid-electric rescue vessel in China

September 14, 2020ABB has announced that the first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel was installed with a complete range of its electric, digital and connected solutions.

via Ship Technology

Japanese companies to develop fuel cell vessel

September 1, 2020New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has given its approval for five Japanese companies to participate in a demonstration project for high-power fuel cell (FC) vessels commercialisation.

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Electric ships: the world’s top five projects by battery capacity

August 25, 2020To operate properly, electric ships need big batteries that can last for longer periods of time. We list the world’s five biggest electric ships in terms of battery capacity.

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Port of Oakland hybrid electric cranes deliver emissions savings

August 24, 2020The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines.

via Port Technology

Emission impossible: how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting IMO 2020 enforcement

August 11, 2020IMO regulations governing the sulphur content of marine fuels came into force earlier this year, but what impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had in ports’ ability to enforce the new rules? Beth Bradley, a maritime law specialist and partner at commercial law firm Hill Dickinson, explains more.

via Ship Technology

US Coast Guard to consider regulations on autonomous vessels

August 10, 2020The country’s top maritime regulator is asking for the public’s view on the economic opportunities and the safety consequences of automated vessel technology as a precursor to potential regulations affecting commercial shipping in the United States.

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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Funds target Port of Virginia fleet electrification

July 14, 2020Virginia officials said $14 million from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Trust) would be used to replace Port of Virginia all-diesel cargo handling equipment with zero-emission all-electric equipment.

via Transportation Today News

Sea Machines unveils new concept Autonomous Guard Vessel design

July 9, 2020Sea Machines Robotics (Sea Machines) have unveiled a new concept design for an Autonomous Guard Vessel (AGV), in collaboration with a consortium of experts in offshore technology.

via Port Technology

Volkswagen Group of America welcomes first LNG-powered vehicle transport ship to US port

July 2, 2020Volkswagen Group of America  welcomed its first overseas liquid natural gas transport ship to the VWGoA port in Davisville, RI. The LNG-powered car carrier ship,  Germany on 16 June 2020 on its first voyage.

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California makes VW funds available for zero-emission freight and marine projects

July 2, 2020The California Air Resources Board has announced that the first installment of $35 million in VW Environmental Mitigation Trust funding for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects throughout California is now available via a competitive solicitation. A second solicitation offering an additional $35 million is expected to be released in mid-2022.

via ChargedEVs

Rotterdam poised to become international hydrogen hub

June 29, 2020Rotterdam has the potential to establish itself as a leading international hub for hydrogen flows, similar to the port’s current role in the oil economy, according to a new report published by the Dutch Research Institute For Transitions (DRIFT).

via Port Technology

Senators introduce legislation to make ports climate-friendly

June 25, 2020Five senators joined forces on Tuesday to introduce legislation that would address environmental issues in port communities and help ports be more climate-friendly.

via Transportation Today News