Niagara Falls’ Maid Of The Mist Goes Pure Electric

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 14:10:21 +0000

The Maid herself has seen some changes over the 160-odd years it’s been in service, but the biggest change so far comes by way of ABB and the New York Power Authority, which have teamed up to deliver two brand-new, all-electric ferry boats to the iconic falls

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Tesla Cruise Ships: Can We Get Them Next?

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:00:45 +0000

Cruise ships use diesel — diesel-electric or gas turbine engines — to propel themselves. A single, large cruise ship can consume 250 tons of fuel per day. A NOAA source stated that a cruise ship 900 to 1,100 feet long could have a fuel capacity of 1 to 2 million gallons. Heavy fuel oil is the most commonly used fuel in cruise ships, and Transport & Environment writes on its website that this fuel “contains 35000ppm sulphur, which is 3,500 times more polluting than road diesel.”

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Demonstration Project Begins for Commercialization of Vessels Equipped with High-Power Fuel Cells

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 04:35:16 +0000

NYK Line, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), and ENEOS Corporation (i.e., “the Companies”) are pleased to announce that the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has approved the Companies’ participation in a demonstration project for the commercialization of high-power Fuel Cell (FC) vessels

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Yamaha HARMO Tech Promises More Electric Fun On The Water

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:35:05 +0000

Yamaha HARMOThe HARMO system is being sold by Yamaha as “a next-generation control system platform” consisting of a propulsion unit powered by an electric motor, a remote-control box, and a joystick that adopts some of the characteristics of eVTOL drones to allow boats equipped with HARMO to go forwards, backwards, or even sideways (!) all without causing a ruckus or waking up the neighbors

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Meet The Electrify Expo Podcast, With Matt Teske & Jo Borrás

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:55:34 +0000

Meet the Electrify Expo Podcast, with Matt Teske and Jo Borrás and produced by Chris DeMorro, it talks about the rapidly expanding world of e-mobility

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Wärtsilä To Design & Equip Two Electric Ferries For Norway

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 02:23:55 +0000

A few weeks ago CleanTechnica covered Wärtsilä’s new emissions-free barge, with interchangeable energy containers. Before that, it was tugboats (in 2017). Soon, we may find out how captivating it would be to get a glimpse of electric cars on electric ferries!

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Evoy Developing 150 hp Electric Outboard Motor With Hurtigruten & Frydenbø

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:57:33 +0000

Evoy, based in Florø, Norway, is working on keeping the pristine seascape protected. It has developed a 100% electric propulsion system for high-speed boats. Presently, the company is preparing to expand its portfolio to a turnkey 150 hp outboard system with batteries

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