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Autonomous Boats Could be Your Next Ride

Autonomous Boats Could be Your Next Ride

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $327.8 Million Navy Contract

General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $327.8 Million Navy Contract

General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), has been awarded a $327.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for fiscal year 2020 for lead yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia-class submarines.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 30, 2020
Unmanned Robotic Vessels for the US Navy

Unmanned Robotic Vessels for the US Navy

Lockheed Martin will provide a study for a proven, integrated and capable payload ship, able to patrol for extended durations, as part of the US Navy's Large Unmanned Surface Vessel competition.
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Electric Boats & Ships: 2020 Battery Prices

Electric Boats & Ships: 2020 Battery Prices

Falling Li-ion battery prices have been an important enabler for electrification of boats and ships. In this article, we discuss the latest battery price data from market leaders Corvus Energy, the drivers behind cost reduction and the expectation for cost reduction over the next decade. The data provided in this article is based on an exclusive IDTechEx interview with Sean Puchalski, Executive VP at Corvus.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Boats & Ships: Covid-19 Impact

Electric Boats & Ships: Covid-19 Impact

Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on the transportation industry with production shutdowns and loss of consumer travel and spending. In this article, IDTechEx discusses the impact so far on the electric and hybrid marine industry based on primary interviews.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 20, 2020
Solar Powered Yacht Completes Circumnavigation of Bali

Solar Powered Yacht Completes Circumnavigation of Bali

Solar Eclipse completed of the 220 nautical mile circumnavigation of Bali. The entire cruise was completed using nothing but the power of the sun to drive the catamaran's electric motors and charge the batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 6, 2020
Automated Shipping Coming to Europe's Waters

Automated Shipping Coming to Europe's Waters

Moving more goods by water could reduce pressure on roads and cut emissions, yet Europe's shipping industry is held back by labour shortages. Automated shipping - which would work in a similar way to self-driving cars - could help expand capacity but safety and regulatory hurdles remain.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 30, 2020
BAE Systems and Royal Navy Announce £3.2 million Autonomous Boat

BAE Systems and Royal Navy Announce £3.2 million Autonomous Boat

BAE Systems and the Royal Navy announce a £3.2 million autonomous boat contract that will increase Navy's capabilities while protecting sailor's lives.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 24, 2020
UK's First Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels

UK's First Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels

Danfoss Editron has been selected by Danish shipbuilder and operator MHO-Co to deliver the drivetrain systems that will power the UK's first two hybrid crew transfer vessels. Thecrew transfer vessels will serve Ørsted's Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, which will be located approximately 55 miles off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea when it enters operation in 2022.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 11, 2020
Underwater Drones Search the Ocean Floor

Underwater Drones Search the Ocean Floor

Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for a state-of-the-art remotely operated vehicle launch & recovery system, specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles from unmanned vessels.
External Company Press Release
General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $327.8 Million Navy Contract

General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $327.8 Million Navy Contract

General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), has been awarded a $327.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for fiscal year 2020 for lead yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia-class submarines.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Boats & Ships: 2020 Battery Prices

Electric Boats & Ships: 2020 Battery Prices

Falling Li-ion battery prices have been an important enabler for electrification of boats and ships. In this article, we discuss the latest battery price data from market leaders Corvus Energy, the drivers behind cost reduction and the expectation for cost reduction over the next decade. The data provided in this article is based on an exclusive IDTechEx interview with Sean Puchalski, Executive VP at Corvus.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 20, 2020
Solar Powered Yacht Completes Circumnavigation of Bali

Solar Powered Yacht Completes Circumnavigation of Bali

Solar Eclipse completed of the 220 nautical mile circumnavigation of Bali. The entire cruise was completed using nothing but the power of the sun to drive the catamaran's electric motors and charge the batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 30, 2020
BAE Systems and Royal Navy Announce £3.2 million Autonomous Boat

BAE Systems and Royal Navy Announce £3.2 million Autonomous Boat

BAE Systems and the Royal Navy announce a £3.2 million autonomous boat contract that will increase Navy's capabilities while protecting sailor's lives.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 11, 2020
Underwater Drones Search the Ocean Floor

Underwater Drones Search the Ocean Floor

Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for a state-of-the-art remotely operated vehicle launch & recovery system, specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles from unmanned vessels.
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