Removable bow turns tugboat into icebreaker

A project with the potential to make any ice-strengthened vessel into an icebreaker (see earlier story) is moving right along. The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) has now converted the tugboat Calypso

U.K.’s first hybrid crew transfer vessels feature Volvo Penta technology

Two hybrid crew transfer vessels on order for operator MHO-Co A/S, Ejsberg, Denmark, to serve Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm off the U.K. coast will be powered by innovative technology developed

Robotic vessels

VIDEO: Ocean Infinity orders a fleet of robot ships

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity, which specializes in seafloor analysis and oceanography services, has placed an order with Norwegian aluminum workboat specialist Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) for what it calls “an armada”

Danish electric ferry reports successful first year in service

In its first year of operation on a 22 nautical mile route, the pioneering Danish all-electric ferry Ellen has notched up some noteworthy milestones, according to Danfoss Editron . Operating between the

Danfoss Editron powers first emission-free vessels on China’s largest artificial lake

Two electric workboats carrying out water control testing and engineering duties on China’s Miyun Reservoir are the first emission-free vessels to operate on the 180-square mile artificial lake, which is Beijing’s primary

Danfoss Editron and Kongsberg Evotec partner on advanced winch

JANUARY 9, 2019 — Danfoss Editron has partnered with Kongsberg Evotec part of the Kongsberg Maritime group, to develop a fully electric-powered marine winch powered by the sophisticated Danfoss Editron electric drivetrain