Jun 7, 2023 - 02:10 pm

ZF presents hybrid marine conversion module

ZF has presented a “plug-and-play” hybrid marine conversion module, which is to simplify the electrification of new and existing ship platforms. The hybrid module was presented at the Nor-Shipping trade fair (June 6-9 in Oslo).

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Jun 1, 2023 - 11:10 am

Ebusco batteries to be used in Oechies hydrogen ship

Ebusco has signed a framework agreement to supply Oechies Elektrotechniek with battery packs for inland navigation for one year. The contract initially covers the delivery of 36 battery packs with a total capacity of around 1 MWh for the WEVA Antonie 1, the first new build hydrogen-powered inland vessel.

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May 31, 2023 - 01:45 pm

ABB presents efficient ship drive system ‘Dynafin’

ABB has presented a new electric drive system concept for significantly more efficient ships under the name Dynafin. The system dispenses with a traditional propeller and is instead designed to mimic the “movements of a whale’s tail”.

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May 24, 2023 - 12:51 pm

Polestar & Candela launch special edition hydrofoil boat

Sweden’s electric carmaker Polestar and electric boat builder Candela have announced their latest collaboration, introducing the Candela C-8 Polestar edition. It merges Polestar’s luxury EV design and further elevates Candela’s hydrofoil technology.

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Apr 6, 2023 - 02:21 pm

Candela launches electric center console powerboat in the US

Swedish electric boat manufacturer Candela has unveiled a new version of its zero-emission hydrofoil C-8. This time it is taking aim at “America’s most popular boat segment”. These center console powerboats are commonly used for fishing and other recreational activities and usually use a lot of fuel.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 01:38 pm

X Shore secures 300 million SEK to scale production

Swedish electric boat maker X Shore has completed another funding round, raising 300 million Swedish kroner. That is a little over $29 million. The company will use the money to scale its production and reach profitability next year.

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Mar 3, 2023 - 01:06 pm

Norwegian shipping company orders two hydrogen ferries

Two hydrogen ferries will serve Norway’s longest ferry route across the Vestfjord from 2025. Shipping company Torghatten Nord commissioned The Norwegian Ship Design Company with the design. PowerCell will supply the fuel cell technology, and control and propulsion technology comes from SEAM.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 04:39 pm

Leclanché batteries to power huge hybrid vessels

Leclanché says it has been selected as the battery provider for two hybrid vessels built for Stena Line and Brittany Ferries. The ‘E-Flexer’ ferries will be the world’s largest hybrid vessels and run between England and France with deliveries to progress fast.

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Dec 20, 2022 - 03:00 pm

British consortium tackles V2G for boats

A British consortium is aiming to advance the development of bidirectional charging technologies for electric boats. The Virtual Bunkering for Electric Vessels (VBEV) project, funded by the British government, will lead to the world’s first demonstrator of electric boats with bidirectional charging equipment.

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Nov 14, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Torqeedo moves into new headquarters in Bavaria

Torqeedo, the company specialising in marine electric drives, has opened a new 8,300 m2 building near Munich. The new headquarters now houses all business activities, including research, development, and production, under one roof.

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Oct 5, 2022 - 12:36 pm

Torqeedo appoints Fabian Bez as new CEO

Deutz has completed the reorganization of the management team at Torqeedo. On October 1, Fabian Bez took the helm for the maritime electric drive specialist, and will be supported by Heiko Vietmeier as commercial director as of November.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

Artemis Technologies presents electric hydrofoil concept

Artemis Technologies, a company based in Belfast, has designed an all-electric passenger ferry to enter service in 2024. The operator Condor Ferries wants to use the hydrofoil as part of a pilot project between Belfast and Bangor in Northern Ireland and is banking on the ferry being fast.

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Aug 31, 2022 - 03:16 pm

Watertaxi Rotterdam launches first hydrogen boat

Dutch operator Watertaxi Rotterdam has launched its first hydrogen boat. The H2 water taxi dubbed MSTX 22 integrates components from various providers, including EKPO and the so-called SWIM consortium of Enviu, Flying Fish and zepp.solutions.

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