Port of Long Beach Starts New Electrification Program

One of the hotbeds for vehicle electrification in the U.S. are the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  For almost a decade, port...

Torqeedo Powers Electric Boat Fleet in China

The City of Suzhou in eastern China has deployed a fleet of electric workboats powered by Torqeedo motors as part of a program to...

Energy Storage For Offshore Supply Vessel

Wärtsilä said it has agreed to retrofit an energy storage solution on board a Norwegian ship. The North Sea Giant, a subsea construction vessel,...

Electrifying The River Walk’s Barges

A new fleet of 43 custom passenger boats deployed in October in San Antonio, Texas, is powered by electric propulsion systems from Torqeedo, now...

Sailing Towards Zero

BY IAN CAMERON A project to create a zero-emissions ferry has taken a key step forward having received financial backing. The scheme aims to combine...

China’s All-Electric Cargo Ship

China announced it is using an all-electric cargo ship for operations in the Pearl River. The country claims that the ship is the world’s...

A Hybrid Tug

Caterpillar Marine and Istanbul, Turkey-based Sanmar Shipyards will cooperate on a tugboat that incorporates a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system. The Cat Marine Advanced Variable Drive...

LNG + Battery Power for Luxury Yacht

BY IAN CAMERON A luxury yacht concept aimed at highlighting ship intelligence and hybrid propulsion based on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and battery power in...

Fuel Cells Go Cruising

ABB will deliver its first fuel cell system for Royal Caribbean cruise lines. The system will be placed onboard a Royal Caribbean International vessel...

Nikola Purchase Paves Way For Watercraft, UTVs

Nikola Powersports Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, announced it has acquired Free Form Factory Inc., with the plan to expand its reach to include...