Marine

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine in Singapore

The overall aim of the collaboration is to explore the safe implementation of potential new technologies, working jointly with relevant governmental agencies to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in the Singapore market to support the country’s decarbonization goals. Together, DNV and Singapore-based Keppel O&M will cooperate …

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Denmark, Norway, US to lead Zero-E Shipping Mission

The governments of Denmark, Norway, and the United States, along with the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, will lead a new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission as part of Mission Innovation. The Mission aims to accelerate international public-private collaboration to scale and deploy new green maritime solutions, setting …

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Over the Sea to Skye – By Hydrogen Power

THE journey towards building Europe’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered passenger ferry has taken a step forward, with the awarding of a contract to develop a concept for the vessel. Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), one of the partners in the EU-funded HySeas III programme, has awarded the commercial contract to Aqualisbraemar …

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Catching up with the ‘Sea Change,’ USA’s, Zero e-Ferry

Alternative energy sources promising reduced or net-zero carbon emissions increase in popularity, one old technology is enabling SWITCH Maritime LLC’s (SW/TCH) Water-Go-Round project to accomplish something new in the U.S. — the first-ever commercial hydrogen fuel cell, zero-emission e-ferry called Sea Change. Once built, the 70’ 84-passenger e-ferry will give passengers in the San …

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“Hydrogen for the Sea” campaign, support in Costa Rica

Ailcargo Inc has begun working with Costa Rican company Ad Astra Servicios Energéticos y Ambientales (AASEA) led by Costa Rican engineer and astronaut Dr. Franklin Chang Díaz. The two companies are supporting the “Hydrogen for the Sea” campaign that will promote the development and implementation of hydrogen fuel cells in the maritime industry. The “Hydrogen for the …

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Japanese Engine Makers Plan New Hydrogen Company

The trio of Japanese engine makers working together to develop hydrogen-fueled marine engines will establish a new company to carry out the plan. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Yanmar Power Technology and Japan Engine Corp. announced earlier this year they had formed a consortium to pursue joint development of hydrogen-fueled marine engines for ocean-going …

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Onboard – World’s Hydrogen-Boat – Energy Observer

The 100-foot, the repurposed catamaran is sailing around the world to prove that the most abundant element in the universe is key to building a cleaner future. The hydrogen-powered Energy Observer moored on the San Francisco Bay.John Kim/CNET Moored in the San Francisco Bay, the Energy Observer is nearly impossible to ignore. …

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Too Cold to Handle? Race to Pioneer Shipping of H2

Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people who’ll have to ship it across the globe at hyper-cold temperatures close to those in outer space. Yet that is exactly what designers are attempting to do. In the biggest technological challenge for merchant …

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Japanese Manufacturers Say Yes to H2 Marine Engines

On April 27th, 2021, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd., and Japan Engine Corporation formed a consortium of Japanese engine manufacturers to pursue joint development of hydrogen-fueled marine engines for ocean-going and coastal vessels towards establishing a world-leading position in hydrogen engine technologies. With the growing need …

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