ABB is to supply the all-electric power solution for ten 40-meter, 540-passenger ferries being built by Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán under a EUR 52.4 million (about $62.5 million) contract from Portuguese public
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New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine has selected Wärtsilä Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the four further Harvey Energy class dual-fuel platform supply vessels it is to retrofit with batteries (see
AUGUST 15, 2018 — Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion battery based energy storage system for ships. The company has been delivering energy storage systems since 2010, however the actual energy storage units
OCTOBER 13, 2017 — Eidesvik Offshore’s Viking Princess has become the world’s first offshore vessel to use battery power to reduce the number of generators on board. The five year old Norwegian
MARCH 10, 2017 — Corvus Energy is to supply lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition cruise vessels being built for “a European expedition cruise operator.” Corvus
Eidesvik also announced that Statoil has entered into an agreement for installation of an Energy Storage System (battery solution) onboard the vessel.
The Viking Energy was the first LNG fueled PSV in the world when it was delivered in 2003, and has been on contract for Statoil since delivery. It will not, though, be the first Eidesvik vessel be retrofitted with a battery solution.
Back in May, Eidesvik announced an agreement with Lundin Norway AS for installation of an Energy Storage System (battery solution) onboard the vessel Viking Queen.
Eidesvik said that the retrofit agreement was possible through a targeted cooperation between itself and Lundin Norway AS. which has the vessel on hire, and lithium ion battery specialist ZEM AS, as supplier of the system.