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Electric Water Vehicles

Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 12, 2019
Better electric boats and ships

Better electric boats and ships

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes have printed the first demonstrator of hollow propeller blades by metal additive manufacturing as part of the European H2020 project, RAMSSES1. Funded by the European Commission, this collaborative program aims to reduce the environmental impact of ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 11, 2019
World's first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

World's first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the 'Hagland Captain', a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It will be the first project of its kind ever in short-sea shipping applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 6, 2019
Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

In the next phase of Gothenburg's drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 1, 2019
Corvus Energy storage system for five new Fjord1 ferries

Corvus Energy storage system for five new Fjord1 ferries

Corvus Energy has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems to supply lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems for five new all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 1, 2019
Drones rid island of rat plague

Drones rid island of rat plague

The Ministry of Environment through the Directorate of the Galápagos National Park together with the NGO Island Conservation started eradicating invasive rodents from North Seymour Island and the Mosquera Islet in January 2019. These islands are important tourism and seabird nesting sites for species such as frigate birds and swallow-tailed gulls, which are the only nocturnal gull on the planet.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2019
More energy-efficient cruise ships

More energy-efficient cruise ships

A researcher has developed a system based on fuel cells to reduce the carbon footprint and energy consumption of cruise ships, which are increasingly popular among vacation goers around the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2019
Webinar Thursday 7 February- Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats

Webinar Thursday 7 February- Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 7 February titled The Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats and Ships: Markets and Drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 22, 2019
Underwater robots and scooters

Underwater robots and scooters

WhiteShark Nano, a super smart autonomous underwater robot, is an ideal solution for underwater photography and videography. It uses AI to follow a preset target, whether that is a human diver or marine life, to capture beautiful shots even from a distance.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2019
First solar powered yacht in Asia

First solar powered yacht in Asia

The yacht uses silent electric propulsion for unlimited range,with no noise or fumes and minimal vibration, and is self-sufficient as well as virtually maintenance-free.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 3, 2019
Sea Machines raises $10 million

Sea Machines raises $10 million

Sea Machines Robotics announced that it has closed a $10 million Series A investment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 12, 2019
Better electric boats and ships

Better electric boats and ships

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes have printed the first demonstrator of hollow propeller blades by metal additive manufacturing as part of the European H2020 project, RAMSSES1. Funded by the European Commission, this collaborative program aims to reduce the environmental impact of ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 6, 2019
Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

In the next phase of Gothenburg's drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 1, 2019
Drones rid island of rat plague

Drones rid island of rat plague

The Ministry of Environment through the Directorate of the Galápagos National Park together with the NGO Island Conservation started eradicating invasive rodents from North Seymour Island and the Mosquera Islet in January 2019. These islands are important tourism and seabird nesting sites for species such as frigate birds and swallow-tailed gulls, which are the only nocturnal gull on the planet.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 24, 2019
Webinar Thursday 7 February- Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats

Webinar Thursday 7 February- Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 7 February titled The Transition to Electric and Hybrid Boats and Ships: Markets and Drivers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2019
First solar powered yacht in Asia

First solar powered yacht in Asia

The yacht uses silent electric propulsion for unlimited range,with no noise or fumes and minimal vibration, and is self-sufficient as well as virtually maintenance-free.
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