Ports of Auckland buys world first electric tug
Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to buy the world's first full-size, fully electric port tug.
Better electric boats and ships
Naval Group and Centrale Nantes have printed the first demonstrator of hollow propeller blades by metal additive manufacturing as part of the European H2020 project, RAMSSES1. Funded by the European Commission, this collaborative program aims to reduce the environmental impact of ships.
Powered marine hybrid system
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems with Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) has developed a Powered Marine Hybrid System that provides fuel savings of up to 25% and even emissions reductions.
Damen delivers their first hybrid patrol vessel to Amsterdam
The first hybrid vessel developed by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, has now been delivered to Waternet (the Water Network Foundation) in Amsterdam.