Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel that will operate in Antarctic waters. Wärtsilä will also provide the vessel with …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co is continuing to build on its solid reputation in the commercial ferry build sector by becoming involved with a new company set up to build the most capable and efficient explorer vessels …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the ‘Hagland …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes has won an order from long-term customer Port Houston, USA, for eight Konecranes RTGs equipped with hybrid power packs. These will be the first Konecranes hybrid RTGs to be delivered. The cranes will be …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Color Line and Ulstein Verft mark the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid

Color Line and Ulstein Verft mark the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid

On Thursday, 15 November, Color Line and Ulstein Verft marked the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid'. The hull is placed in the dock hall, and several hundred yard …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
COLOR HYBRID being finalised at Ulstein Verft

COLOR HYBRID being finalised at Ulstein Verft

The hull of the Color Hybrid, Color Line's next flag-ship (see also CruiseMapper) that will be servicing Sandefjord-Strömstad, has arrived Ulstein Verft for completion. The ship is contracted by Color Line at …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

The Stena Jutlandica has now completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel. Experiences from these first weeks have exceeded expectations. “It's really exciting to be running with …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical …
Sep 28, 2018 /  Curious
Kongsberg Maritime wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro vessels

Kongsberg Maritime wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded significant contracts with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., China to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine (9) Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, …
Aug 20, 2018 /  Vessels