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How are Batteries for Boats and Ships Different?

How are Batteries for Boats and Ships Different?

Since 2016 the market for electric and hybrid commercial vessels has started to follow an exponential growth pattern as maritime battery prices halved. However, system-level battery prices for boats are still roughly four times higher than the battery packs sold in electric cars. The following article explores why.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 11, 2020
First Electric Tankers Equipped with Lithium Ion Batteries

First Electric Tankers Equipped with Lithium Ion Batteries

Asahi Tanker has decided to build two world first zero-emission electric propulsion tankers. The vessel is a pure battery tanker powered by large-capacity lithium-ion batteries is scheduled to enter Tokyo Bay as a marine fuel supply vessel.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 5, 2020
The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

This article highlights some of the key challenges remaining to bring electric leisure boats into the mainstream which are covered in more detail in the popular report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" recently updated by IDTechEx.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 21, 2020
Zero-Emission Dry Cargo Ship Enabled by Hybrid, Electric Solutions

Zero-Emission Dry Cargo Ship Enabled by Hybrid, Electric Solutions

Electric, digital and connected solutions provide a direction of travel for dry cargo vessels towards greater efficiency and lower emissions using proven technology. In this, it is the ship's electrical propulsion system that acts as the key enabler for the integrated automation and control systems that can deliver transformative operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 10, 2020
Fuel Cell Technology a Step Closer to Powering Large Ships

Fuel Cell Technology a Step Closer to Powering Large Ships

The MOU between ABB and hydrogen technologies specialist Hydrogène de France envisages close collaboration on the assembly and production of the fuel cell power plant for marine applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2020
Why Batteries are Essential for the Maritime Sector

Why Batteries are Essential for the Maritime Sector

In 2020 vessel owners have had to deal with an 'emissions control world' for the first time. Unlike most other mobility sectors, which predominantly tend to switch partly or completely to a traction battery in order to meet emissions targets, a mixture of solutions have a role to play for boats and ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 10, 2020
Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Former racing catamaran turned ship of the future, Energy Observer has made waves as it has been navigating its six-year odyssey around the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel. Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, announced that it has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 29, 2020
First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fuelled Supply Vessel

First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fuelled Supply Vessel

Equinor has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore for the modification of the Viking Energy supply vessel, to make it capable of covering long distances fuelled by carbon-free ammonia. The vessel will transport supplies to installations on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2020
3D Printed Underwater Scooters

3D Printed Underwater Scooters

For the first time ever a consumer water sports mobility device will be 75% additively manufactured with serial-produced, custom 3D-printed parts.
External Company Press Release
PowerCell Sign Development Contract with Havyard Group

PowerCell Sign Development Contract with Havyard Group

PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a contract with Norwegian Havyard Group ASA regarding the development of the design and the technical specifications for a zero-emissions fuel cell system. The system may come to be installed on board a vessel that will service the shipping company Havila Kystruten's new route from Bergen to Kirkenes.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
How are Batteries for Boats and Ships Different?

How are Batteries for Boats and Ships Different?

Since 2016 the market for electric and hybrid commercial vessels has started to follow an exponential growth pattern as maritime battery prices halved. However, system-level battery prices for boats are still roughly four times higher than the battery packs sold in electric cars. The following article explores why.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 5, 2020
The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

This article highlights some of the key challenges remaining to bring electric leisure boats into the mainstream which are covered in more detail in the popular report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" recently updated by IDTechEx.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 10, 2020
Fuel Cell Technology a Step Closer to Powering Large Ships

Fuel Cell Technology a Step Closer to Powering Large Ships

The MOU between ABB and hydrogen technologies specialist Hydrogène de France envisages close collaboration on the assembly and production of the fuel cell power plant for marine applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 10, 2020
Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Former racing catamaran turned ship of the future, Energy Observer has made waves as it has been navigating its six-year odyssey around the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel. Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, announced that it has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2020
3D Printed Underwater Scooters

3D Printed Underwater Scooters

For the first time ever a consumer water sports mobility device will be 75% additively manufactured with serial-produced, custom 3D-printed parts.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 11, 2020
First Electric Tankers Equipped with Lithium Ion Batteries

First Electric Tankers Equipped with Lithium Ion Batteries

Asahi Tanker has decided to build two world first zero-emission electric propulsion tankers. The vessel is a pure battery tanker powered by large-capacity lithium-ion batteries is scheduled to enter Tokyo Bay as a marine fuel supply vessel.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 21, 2020
Zero-Emission Dry Cargo Ship Enabled by Hybrid, Electric Solutions

Zero-Emission Dry Cargo Ship Enabled by Hybrid, Electric Solutions

Electric, digital and connected solutions provide a direction of travel for dry cargo vessels towards greater efficiency and lower emissions using proven technology. In this, it is the ship's electrical propulsion system that acts as the key enabler for the integrated automation and control systems that can deliver transformative operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2020
Why Batteries are Essential for the Maritime Sector

Why Batteries are Essential for the Maritime Sector

In 2020 vessel owners have had to deal with an 'emissions control world' for the first time. Unlike most other mobility sectors, which predominantly tend to switch partly or completely to a traction battery in order to meet emissions targets, a mixture of solutions have a role to play for boats and ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 29, 2020
First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fuelled Supply Vessel

First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fuelled Supply Vessel

Equinor has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore for the modification of the Viking Energy supply vessel, to make it capable of covering long distances fuelled by carbon-free ammonia. The vessel will transport supplies to installations on the Norwegian continental shelf.
External Company Press Release
PowerCell Sign Development Contract with Havyard Group

PowerCell Sign Development Contract with Havyard Group

PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a contract with Norwegian Havyard Group ASA regarding the development of the design and the technical specifications for a zero-emissions fuel cell system. The system may come to be installed on board a vessel that will service the shipping company Havila Kystruten's new route from Bergen to Kirkenes.
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