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BV Approves Wind-Assisted Ship Design

The Trade Wings 2,500 is an innovative containership with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (20-ft. equivalent unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France), that has received approval in principle from Bureau Veritas (BV). With an overall length of 197 m and a breadth of 32 m, the vessel offers a deadweight of

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ABB Hybrid Power for Maine Ferry

Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for its new vessel, in a technology step change along one of the longest-established ferry routes in the United States. The new ferry is expected to cut up to 800 tons of carbon dioxide per year–an equivalent of emissions annually generated

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Hybrid, Fully Electric Propulsion for Dutch Mussel Farming

Damen mussel farming AQUACULTURe

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The project, which is called AQUACULTURe, is a collaborative effort between Damen and numerous parties such as equipment suppliers, service providers and local mussel farming companies. AQUACULTURe is part of the Damen Shipyards Group’s long-standing

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Hydrogen-Powered Vessel Paves the Way for Zero-Emission Shipping

A hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, was launched by the Antwerp-based maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB). It is the first certified vessel to use dual fuel-combustion engines, burning both hydrogen and diesel to power its propulsion. Hydrogen-injected diesel engines aren’t covered by the standard rules of the marine classification society, and Lloyd’s Register says it used a risk-based design approach

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