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Joint Innovation Project to Design Fast Foil Ferry

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A consortium of players in the blue economy have come together to launch a Joint Innovation Project to speed the design of a fast foil ferry, an innovation that promises a leap forward in zero-emissions, high-speed passenger ferry service. In this unique public-private partnership, three ports in Washington have joined forces to support the effort: Port of Anacortes, Port of

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Energy Transition Report Examines “Carbon Robust” Ship Design

DNV GL Maritime has released its second Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of a suite of energy transition outlook (ETO) reports launched Sept. 10, 2018 in London. The forecast provides an independent forecast of the maritime energy future and examines how the energy transition will affect the shipping industry. Following the 2017 report, the new Maritime Forecast to 2050 focuses

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Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Technology Project is Declared Complete

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years. In 2003, the FellowSHIP project partners began laying the groundwork for marine fuel cell technology, developing a proof of concept and

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Industry Partners Push Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Ships

Copenhagen/Hamburg, Mar. 9, 2018—Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a joint development project (JDP) designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry. More than a dozen partners from the entire value chain have joined the initiative including flag states, research institutions, battery and propulsion suppliers, fire detection and extinguishing system

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DNV GL Issues Approval for Exoskeleton LNG Tanks

Liquified natural gas experts GTT and maritime engineers Technolog received a general approval for ship application (GASA) from classification company DNV GL for a concept to retrofit very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks. The LNG membrane tanks will  offer more efficient use of space for cargo storage and as fuel tanks. The exoskeleton concept offered by GTT and

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