Hybrid Pilot Boat

Italy-based Transfluid is delivering a plug-in parallel hybrid propulsion system for a new pilot boat currently being built by British boat builder Goodchild Marine Services...

New Electric-Powered Marine Winches

Danfoss Editron has partnered with Kongsberg Evotec, part of the Kongsberg Maritime international technology group, to develop a fully electric-powered marine winch powered by...

Stockholm’s Hybrid Ice-Class Passenger Ferry

The Swedish shipping company Waxholmsbolaget in Stockholm has launched its first hybrid ice-going passenger ferry, Yxlan. The 90 ft. (27.5 m) vessel,...

Mitsubishi Introduces Hybrid Marine Engine Concept

For many years, one of the most popular horsepower ranges for new construction of North American inland waterways vessels was twin screw, 2000 hp...

MTU Marine Hybrids In 2020

Rolls-Royce said it will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems to the market in 2020. The propulsion systems will...

Danfoss Expands In Electrification, Again

Danfoss, which has made a series of recent acquisitions in the electrification world, has now added AXCO-Motors, Lappeenranta, Finland, a manufacturer of adaptable direct-drive...

Transfluid Acquires Bellmarine Manufacturer

In an effort to continue the expansion of its electric propulsion products, Transfluid announced it has acquired 100% of the shares in IDTechnology B.V....

Ballard, ABB Sign MOU For Marine Fuel Cell Systems

Canada’s Ballard Power Systems has announced signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ABB to start collaboration activities toward the development of megawatt...

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...