Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its charging stations for battery-run automated guided vehicles (AGVs) at Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) as part of its goal to achieve carbon neutrality.
Norwegian Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly -a joint venture between Kongsberg and Wilhelmsen- have signed with the Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage their operations at sea. The fully electric ships will replace 2 million km of truck transport, saving 5,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.
US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) informed that will fund $373.000 to Kitsap Transit for the battery-electric fast foil ferry model development.
e5 Lab Inc., a Japanese joint venture consisting of Asahi Tanker, Exeno, MOL and Mitsubishi, announced it has started development of the ROBOSHIP, an electrically powered vessel with zero emissions, featuring also an integrated system called the “ROBOSHIP BOX,” which brings together telecommunications, Internet of Things (IoT), and software.
New Zealand companies HamiltonJet and EV Maritime have signed a MoU to build advanced, battery-powered commuter ferries. The aim is to develop one of the world’s first truly high-speed, full-size, zero emission fast ferries.
The electric ferry Ellen, serving the regional route between Søby and Fynshav in Denmark as part of an EU-funded project, has successfully marked one year of operations. Compared to a similar modern diesel-powered ferry, Ellen annually saves around 2,520 tons of CO2.
In an effort to reduce shipping emissions, 14 partners joined forces to develop and construct zero-emission fast going passenger vessel through advanced modular production.
Seven major industry players recently informed the establishment of the “e5 Consortium,” which goals to boost new ocean shipping infrastructure services through the development of zero-emission electric vessels.
Japanese shipping company Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd. revealed plans to build the world’s first two zero-emission electric tankers. These are scheduled to enter Tokyo Bay as marine fuel supply vessels.
US-based shipbuilder All American Marine has secured a contract to complete construction of a passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area, under the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project.
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