HGK Shipping, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in early May with Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to collaborate on developing a scalable solution to make hydrogen available as a source of energy on a wide scale.
liquid organic hydrogen carrier). The two partners intend to build a demonstration vessel by 2028 and then put it into service; the ship will be propelled by a fuel cell powered by the hydrogen supplied by the LOHC.he hydrogen-based technique is based on a liquid carrier LOHC (
Introducing the demonstration vessel could be more than just a milestone in achieving climate-neutral inland waterway shipping – the same could be true for industry, which will depend on energy sources such as hydrogen to decarbonise its operations
… said Steffen Bauer, the CEO of HGK Shipping
As a result, the company stated, the demonstration has the potential to map the entire value-added chain, from producing the LOHC to using the drive technology and transporting goods, and even ensuring that potential customers can use the vessel.
We’ll also use the expertise that we’ve gained during the last two years in developing LOHC powertrains for commissioning/service operation vessels
… saidØystein Skår, the General Manager of Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime
We’re stepping out in order to make significant progress in the energy transition in the transport sector together with HGK Shipping.
… said Dr Daniel Teichmann, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime and the CEO and founder of Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies