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
Norled confirms vessel no. 3 and 4 of LMG 120-DEH design

Norled confirms vessel no. 3 and 4 of LMG 120-DEH design

On 1st August 2018 Norled has announced the contract for the construction of two Double Ended Diesel Electric Hybrid ferries based on the LMG 120-DEH design to be built at Remontowa Shipyard. These two sister ships comes …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Vessels
BMT Launches New Hybrid ‘Eco Ferry’ Design

BMT Launches New Hybrid ‘Eco Ferry’ Design

BMT has announced the launch of a striking new hybrid ferry design which could pave the way for a cleaner, more cost-efficient energy option for ferry operators.  At 31m, the 149-passenger ‘Eco Ferry’ …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight takes shape

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight takes shape

It is exactly three months since Wightlink’s new environmentally friendly hybrid energy flagship Victoria of Wight was launched to cheers and applause from staff and shipyard workers at Cemre. Since the ferry …
May 8, 2018 /  Vessels
World’s first Autodocking installation successfully tested by Wärtsilä

World’s first Autodocking installation successfully tested by Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully carried out testing of its innovative autodocking technology. The tests were carried out with the ‘Folgefonn’, an 83-metre long ferry owned by leading …
Apr 27, 2018 /  Curious
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship begins to take form

The world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship begins to take form

The construction of the 'Color Hybrid' (see also CruiseMapper) reached an important milestone 16 April which marked the assembly start of the 14 large blocks at Crist in Gdynia, Poland. The environmental friendly ship …
Apr 17, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Classes First Offshore Vessel in GOM to Use Hybrid Power

ABS Classes First Offshore Vessel in GOM to Use Hybrid Power

Lithium battery system integration helps improve safety, energy efficiencies and reduce environmental impact ABS yesterday announced it was selected by SEACOR Marine to class the first offshore support vessel (OSV) in …
Mar 13, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce congratulates Republic of Korea Navy on its first Daegu-class frigate

Rolls-Royce congratulates Republic of Korea Navy on its first Daegu-class frigate

Rolls-Royce congratulated the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) on the official handover Tuesday of its first Daegu-class (FFX-II) frigate. South Korea’s defense procurement agency, Defense Acquisition Program …
Mar 1, 2018 /  Naval