hybrid technology

Finland launches new icebreaker concept

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency recently launched a new icebreaker concept vessel named as "Calypso", equipped with a hybrid motorized…

World’s first robot vessels to feature hybrid power

The world’s first commercial autonomous fleet to be launched by Ocean Infinity will feature hybrid-electric propulsion and power plant system, consisting of a combination of batteries and diesel-generators. 

Port of Oakland sees 95% emissions reduction with hybrid cranes

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines. Terminal operator Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) estimates that the project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tons of GHG emissions annually from each crane.

Port of Oakland sees 95% emissions reduction with hybrid cranes

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines. Terminal operator Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) estimates that the project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tons of GHG emissions annually from each crane.

Increasing efficiency through hybrid technology

During the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, Mr. Giannis Moraitakis, Senior Business and Sales Development Manager, Wärtsilä, presented how shipping can increase efficiency through the use of hybrid technology. As he described, using big data, long with machine learning and simulation tools, can identify the needs of a vessel, so operators can act accordingly.

Hybrid electric commuter boat launched in Stockholm

The retrofit of the M/S Rex for hybrid operation, undertaken by Transdev subsidiary, Blidösundsbolaget, and Scania, included the adaptation of automotive technology for maritime use. The boat has room for up to 150 people and uses a Scania 13-litre diesel engine that is in line with IMO’s Tier 3 emission standard.

Collaborators for Singapore’s first hybrid marine launch

BOS Offshore & Marine, the subsidiary of BH Global Corporation Limited, shake hands with Penguin International Limited, Danfoss, Durapower Technology and Bureau Veritas Marine, signing MoU for the joint design, development and establishment of Singapore’s first plug-in hybrid electric fast launch.

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