Green light for hydrogen CTV

by | 12th January 2021 | News

Home News Green light for hydrogen CTV

Ship & Boat International eNews: January/February 2021

piriouWEB

 

Piriou’s concept for a hybrid hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) has been approved by an offshore wind innovation initiative jointly organised by renewable energy company WPD and France’s Brittany maritime cluster.

 

The proposed CTV measures 27m x 9.7m and can carry 24 technicians, three crew members and 5tonnes of cargo. Propulsion would be split between a pair of 1,000kW diesel engines and twin 140kW fuel cells, for a top speed of 25knots, and the hydrogen would be stored in a 20’ container.

 

The ‘Innovation Challenge: Offshore Wind' initiative is spearheaded by WPD and the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, drawing on the support of Bretagne Ocean Power, WEAMC and France Energies Marines. As well as calling for the development of innovative, low-emission ships, the challenge is also focusing on robotics and autonomous inspection systems, wind turbine rotor imbalance detection and innovative cable anchoring solutions.

 

Speaking in 2019 at the launch of the initiative, the Pôle Mer stated: “With the ambition of installing 5.2GW of wind power at sea by 2028, France is today one of the most attractive countries in terms of developing marine energy projects.”

 

 

Related Posts

Solar Boat Challenge — 25 November 2023

Solar Boat Challenge — 25 November 2023

RINA Tasmanian Section supported the annual Schools Solar Boat Challenge, held on Saturday 25 November 2023 at Clarence High School. Unfortunately, it rained on the day; however, enough UV light penetrated to ensure that all vessels performed well. Chris Davies spoke...

Tasmanian Section Christmas Party — 1 December 2023

Tasmanian Section Christmas Party — 1 December 2023

The Tasmanian Section Christmas party was held at the Penny Royal Wine Bar and Restaurant in Launceston on the evening of Friday 1 December 2023. There is a replica of the brigantine Tamar which ‘floats’ on rails alongside but, unfortunately, attendees were not...

First trip for the Phantom

First trip for the Phantom

Vision Electric Boats, the boatbuilding division set up by Canadian electric outboard manufacturer Vision Marine Technologies, unveiled its new “unsinkable” polyethylene boat, the Phantom, at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show. The bright blue boat was produced...

You need to login to contact with the Listing Owner. Click Here to log in.