CNG-Hybrid Ferry Adds Corvus Energy Storage

CNG Hybrid 'Texelstroom' Ferry The new CNG-hybrid ferry being built for Dutch ferry operator TESO has taken another step toward completion with the awarding of the energy storage contract to Canadian company Corvus Energy. The Texelstroom, being built by LaNaval in Spain, will run between Texel, the largest and most visited of the Wadden Sea islands, and the Netherlands mainland.
Texelstroom is a new generation vessel for the transportation of up to 1,750 persons and 350 vehicles. Powered by either low sulfur (bio) diesel or Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), she will also have over 700 square meters of solar panels to reduce her dependence on fossil fuels. The ferry’s advanced energy management system will utilize 252 Corvus Energy AT6500 48V lithium ion modules.
Mr. Cees de Waal, Directeur, TESO, explained, “TESO’s investment in Texelstroom shows our ongoing commitment to increasing efficiency in our systems. These efficiencies will not only benefit the company and customers in terms of reduced costs, but also the environment in terms of reduced emissions.”
(Source: Corvus Energy)

“Full Speed Ahead” For Global Electric and Hybrid Marine Businesses

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Superyacht (OKKO) - Image Courtesy Mondo-Marine www.mondomarine.it
IndustryTap reported last year that the world’s 15 biggest ships create more pollution than all the cars in the world combined. According to James Corbett, professor of marine policy at the University of Delaware, “Ship pollution affects the health of communities in coastal and in-land regions around the world, yet pollution from ships remains one of the least regulated parts of our global transportation system.”
Since that report, large marine sectors, including commercial and military, are facing stiff headwinds as new harbor pollution and offshore oil platform regulations, among others, come into effect. In short, a movement is underway to get industries across the board to be as green as technically possible.

Sustainable Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology’s Flagship Event

The Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam, Netherlands will take place June 24-26, 2014. The event, sponsored by Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International (EHMTI), the world’s first publication focused exclusively on electric and hybrid marine technologies from small boats and cargo ships to autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and navy fleets, will offer a discussion panel and debate on savings that can be realized by using electric and hybrid technology in marine systems. Industry experts from Rolls Royce Marine, Schneider Electric and TNO will present papers.

Low Emission & Sustainable Shipping

As is happening in the application of electric and hybrid technologies to other industries, the marine business is undergoing dramatic changes with respect to how designers, shipowners, shipyards, operators, boat builders, engine manufacturers, naval architects and military operators do their jobs. There have been significant advances already with all Norwegian offshore supply vessels now becoming hybrid . Ferries and tugboats across the world are becoming hybrid or completely electric so as to meet stringent pollution limits and to save on costs while improving performance.
IndustryTap reported on the “High Performance $200 Million Eco Friendly Supeyacht” last summer, so luxury boat builders are fully on-board. According to IDTECHex, the electric and hybrid marine market will grow from the current $3 billion per year to over $7 billion by 2024.
Check out the 2014 Electric & Hybrid Marine Award nominees in the following categories:
  • suppliers of the year
  • innovation of the year
  • chief engineer of the year
  • propulsion system manufacturer of the year
  • electric and hybrid propulsion system of the year - IndustryTap wrote “The World’s Largest Solar Powered Boat” about one of the nominees in this category, Planetsolar, which visited Boston Harbor last year.

BC Ferries awards $165-million contract for LNG-powered vessels to Poland


BC Ferries has awarded a Polish firm a $165-million contract for three new vessels — the first in its fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Remontowa Shipbuilding scored the contract after the only B.C.-based shipyard — Vancouver’s Seaspan — shortlisted for the bid dropped out, the ferry service announced July 3.
The entire project is budgeted at $252 million with $51 million allocated to cover taxes and federal import duties when the ferries are delivered to the West Coast beginning in August 2016.
The last ferry is scheduled to arrive in February 2017, while all three will be able to run on either diesel or LNG.
BC Ferries vice-president of engineering Mark Wilson told Business In Vancouver he expects up to seven vessels of this particular class to be operating in the fleet within the next few years.
He said the bidding processing did not come down entirely to dollar figures. Rather, BC Ferries was drawn to Remontowa’s bid due to their experience with LNG-powered vessels.
He said the duel-fuel capable vessels offer lower fueling costs and reduced environmental impacts.
Wilson said the company spent $126 million on diesel fuel last year but —based on numbers crunched internally — the LNG-powered ferries could cut that cost in half.
He added the cost-savings associated with the ferries is not dependent on whether the proposed LNG boom being touted by the B.C. government comes to fruition.
The ferries will replace aging vessels that sail between Comox and Powell River, and Tsawwassen and the Gulf Islands.
The new ferries will be 105 metres in length, and capable of holding 145 vehicles and 600 passengers.
Among the provisions signed with Remontowa is an agreement stating the shipbuilder will have to pay a $20,000 a day penalty if the ships are more than two weeks late. The penalties max out at $6 million, but BC Ferries can rescind the contract and get a full refund if the ships are six months late.
Calls to BC Ferries were not returned by deadline.
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Vancouver’s STX Canada Marine sold to Norwegian shipbuilder Vard Holdings


Norwegian shipbuilder Vard Holdings has acquired Vancouver-based engineering and design firm STX Canada Marine (STXM) in a deal worth about C$11 million.
Vard announced July 4 that STXM’s management team, including president Dave McMillan, would be retained following the acquisition.
The Canadian company’s 75-plus employees, who are based in offices in Vancouver, Ottawa and Houston, will be added the Vard’s global workforce of 11,000.
The Canadian acquisition, however, will operate under the name Vard Marine.
STXM was established in 1983 and specializes in services such as performance analysis, feasibility studies and concept designs.
Vard said it was making the acquisition to accelerate its growth in North America and gain access to STXM’s portfolio of icebreakers, offshore vessels and sem-submersibles.
STXM has an order book of 38 ship designs for vessels under construction — about half of which are for offshore support vessels.
The deal was made for NOK 65 million, or about C$11 million.

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Victoria software developer Helm Operations acquired by Japan-based marine society

Marine software developer Helm Operations has been sold to Tokyo-based ClassNK, a major classification society serving the merchant fleet around the world.
Helm founder Ron deBruyne is remaining as company chief executive officer. The sale price was not disclosed.
Helm has 55 full-time staff in its Victoria office, and expects to grow by moving into new international markets.
As a subsidiary of ClassNK, a not-for-profit organization, deBruyne said, “our exposure to new markets around the world means more jobs and opportunity for the tech community here in Victoria.”
ClassNK is one of 13 marine societies within the International Association of Classification Societies. Most of the world’s cargo vessels operate under standards set by these societies using criteria covering matters such as design and construction.
ClassNK provides safety and certification services for more than 8,600 ships making up about 20% of the global merchant fleet.
Helm Operations is part of Greater Victoria’s $3-billion advanced technology sector, consisting of about 860 companies.
Like many other high-tech firms, Helm serves customers outside of Canada and is focused on increasing its share of international markets.
“We are quite well known in the inland barging market” in Louisiana and Texas, Rodger Banister, Helm’s vice-president of marketing, said Wednesday.
Helm is setting its sights on new markets such as Singapore, northern Europe, and the Middle East, he said.
The sale made Helm a “global company overnight,” Banister said.
Helm’s software is used on about 1,000 working vessels, including tugs and barges. It assists in jobs such as managing safety and compliance, preventive maintenance work, and billing. It is focused on creating user-friendly systems.
Customers include Svitzer, a world leader in harbour docking, Florida Marine Transporters, and Blessey Marine in Louisiana.


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West Vancouver council says no to LNG tankers


Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:33pm PST
Tankers carrying liquefied natural gas should stay out of Howe Sound, according to a unanimous motion passed by West Vancouver council.
After hearing numerous environmental concerns, West Vancouver council joined with Lions Bay July 21 in calling on the federal government to ban the passage of LNG tankers in Howe Sound. The motion was a response to an LNG plant proposed for the site of a former pulp mill southwest of downtown Squamish.
Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited – part of the Pacific Oil and Gasgroup of companies – is seeking to liquefy and export 2.1 million tonnes of LNG per year, beginning as early as 2017. Once operational, the $1.7 billion facility would ship 40 double-hulled LNG tankers to Asia each year. Recalling the "acid water" that once leached from the Britannia mine, Councillor Bill Soprovich vowed to terminate the terminal.
"This is the most beautiful part of the world and suddenly we're going to have volatile, dangerous cargo going through it? I think not. The fight is on," he said. Soprovich was interrupted several times by applause from the gallery.
Council's decision not to have a representative from Woodfibre LNG at the meeting was "unfortunate," according to Marian Ngo, communications manager for Woodfibre.
"We welcome an opportunity in the near future to... correct misinformation," she wrote in an email. Council's discussion followed a presentation by Eoin Finn, who – after consulting with several scientists – reached the conclusion that an LNG plant could turn Howe Sound into a "marine desert."
While a tanker spill is unlikely, the results could be lethal, according to Finn. The Bowyer Island resident, who holds a degree in physical chemistry, warned that spilled LNG would form a low, combustible fog. If ignited by a passing boat or a cigarette, the fog would burn at 1000° F, said Finn. While an LNG terminal could work in an open ocean site, the proposed spot threatens B.C.'s billion-dollar tourism industry, said Finn.
"This particular location, in a confined watershed, in a very confined waterway, passing three ferry lanes, passing by several major population centres including West Vancouver, is a particularly inappropriate location," Finn said.
When Woodfibre entered a deal to buy the 89-hectare site in 2013 - which had previously hosted a pulp mill for nearly a century - the area was sorely in need of environmental remediation.
"It was 100 years of debris offshore, woodchips and logs that basically denuded the foreshore of fish life," said Byng Giraud, Woodfibre's vice-president of corporate affairs, when speaking to the North Shore News in February.
The LNG operation would not impact the foreshore, according to Giraud.
Finn said he was not assured, especially given a venting process that will pump approximately 17,000 metric tonnes of chlorinated water per hour into Howe Sound.
"The effect on the sound's marine ecosystem is unknown," he said.
While the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office is looking at Woodfibre's proposal through a working committee, neither West Vancouver, Bowen Island nor Lions Bay are represented on it.
Citing concerns including foreshore erosion, supertanker safety, and rogue waves, council passed a motion stating that West Vancouver should be part of any working group related to LNG plants in or around Howe Sound.
Councillor Michael Lewis voiced concerns about the plethora of proposed projects that could affect Howe Sound, including a garbage incinerator proposed for the Sunshine Coast.
"I was sitting on my boat a week ago, looking out into Howe Sound when I had this nightmare of the perfect storm: the LNG tanker coming out from Woodfibre crashing into an oil tanker coming out of Burnaby, but it was all getting mopped up by the stuff coming off the garbage barge," he said.
Locating an LNG plant where tankers could conflict with recreational boaters raises "a red flag," said Councillor Trish Panz, noting West Vancouver's numerous marinas and sailing schools.
Panz said she was uncomfortable objecting to the terminal's location, which falls outside West Vancouver's jurisdiction.
But Councillor Craig Cameron disagreed, arguing the terminal could pose as many problems as the tankers.
"We can't be so parochial and just look at the end of our own noses," he argued. "If Howe Sound is rendered sterile for example... that's all of our interest."
The deepwater port is ideal for an LNG plant, according to Giraud. Woodfibre LNG is working with Fortis to twin a 52-kilometre pipeline, which would loop from the top of the Coquitlam watershed to the Squamish site. If approved, construction of the LNG plant would require 600 workers. Once operational, the plant would have a staff of 100 full-time workers.
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2014 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo - June 24-26


The 2014 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo will be taking place in Amsterdam from June 24-26. The tradeshow is dedicated solely to showcasing the very latest and next-generation electric and hybrid marine propulsion technologies, components and solutions. A truly global event, with exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo is the only exhibition and conference that will showcase these emerging efficient propulsion technologies and components to an audience of propulsion system designers, ship owners and operators, boat builders, engine manufacturers, naval architects and military fleet operators/chiefs.

http://www.electricandhybridmarineworldexpo.com/

Teramoto Iron Works and Eco Marine Power form Strategic Alliance

Fukuoka, Japan - 12th May 2014 - Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced today that it has taken another major step forward towards bringing its EnergySail and Aquarius MRE System technologies to the market by forming a strategic alliance with Teramoto Iron Works Co. Ltd - a manufacturer of marine equipment located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The strategic alliance with Teramoto Iron Works will provide EMP access to a production base and testing centre in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture - one of Japan's most important shipbuilding areas. In addition, EMP will also benefit from being able to tap into the skills and experience of Teramoto Iron Works - a company that has been associated with the shipbuilding sector since 1934 and was involved in the production of innovative rigid sails in the mid 1980's.
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Mr. Yoshitaka Teramoto
This alliance between Teramoto Iron Works and EMP will initially lead to the production of the first pre-commercial EnergySail this year. After production, this device will be installed on a ship along with the EnergySail Automated Control System (ACS) and evaluated during sea trials.
The EnergySail ACS was recently displayed in Tokyo at Sea Japan 2014 and is being developed in co-operation with KEI System Ltd.
Commenting on the alliance, Mr. Yoshitaka Teramoto, President of Teramoto Iron Works said “We look forward to working together with EMP in bringing the EnergySail and Aquarius MRE System to the shipping market. Both these technologies will also give Teramoto Iron Works the opportunity to demonstrate once again our skills and ability to deliver high quality products.”
Greg Atkinson, Director and CTO at EMP said: “This is a major step forward for EMP as our alliance with Teramoto Iron Works moves us from testing in the lab to a position where we can deliver, along with our strategic partners, our EnergySail technology. We are also extremely pleased to be working with a pioneering company that was involved in the early days of rigid sail production and that has a well established reputation for delivering high quality products”.
Teramoto Iron Works and EMP will also co-operate on various research & design (R&D) projects and work together to develop further variations of the EnergySail.

About Teramoto Iron Works

Teramoto Iron Works Co. Ltd. has been committed to the manufacture of crane components and lifting gear since its establishment in 1934 in Onomichi, one of the last remnants of old Setouchi. Based on the accumulation of technology and expertise, Teramoto Iron Works is able to maintain a justified pride in its ability to respond to the full range of customer requirements.
Teramoto Iron Works is able to deliver JIS-type pulley production and products such as marine cargo handling fitting blocks and hoisting attachments, derrick rigs, derrick crane posts, and working barge equipment.
To read more about Teramoto Iron Works please visit: http://www.teramoto-iron.jp/english

About Eco Marine Power

Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) is an internationally focused technology company that develops fuel saving and emission reduction systems for ships including passenger ferries, survey ships, oil tankers and cargo vessels. These technologies include the EnergySail, Aquarius MRE System and Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS).
EMP also develops sustainable ship concepts that incorporate the latest renewable energy technologies and is currently working on a number of design projects including Aquarius Eco Ship and Medaka eco-commuter ferry. The company is based in Fukuoka, Japan.
To read more about Eco Marine Power please visit: www.ecomarinepower.com

Media Enquiries

Greg Atkinson
Director & Chief Technology Officer
Eco Marine Power
Phone: +81 92 287 9677

Aquarius MRE System & EnergySail are trademarks of Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd.

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Aquarius USV High Level Design Completed

Fukuoka, Japan - 27th May 2014 - Eco Marine Power (EMP) today revealed details of its Aquarius Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) and announced that it will begin work related to the construction of a prototype. The Aquarius USV is being developed as a cost-effective unmanned surface vessel (USV) and will incorporate a number of technologies from EMP & its strategic partners. These technologies include marine computer systems and lightweight flexible marine solar panels.
emp_aquarius_usv_2014_3The Aquarius USV will be powered by a solar-electric hybrid marine power solution which will also feature a solar panel array designed by EMP. On-board batteries will be re-charged via the solar-panel array or via ship or shore power using rapid battery re-charging technology.
The vessels computer systems will be based upon the KEI 3240 platform - this flexible marine computer system architecture has proven itself to be reliable on hundreds of vessels ranging from tugboats to ocean going bulk ore carriers and tankers.
The Aquarius USV will also be fitted with a sensor pack including several unique sensors developed by EMP. These sensors will be able to collect data from above and below the waterline. The collected data could then either be stored on-board the vessel and/or transmitted back to a ship or shore office. Data transmission will be possible via Wi-Fi, mobile phone or satellite connections.
The Aquarius USV's shallow draft and low height will allow it to operate on urban waterways, rivers, bays and lakes in addition to being suitable for coastal waters and missions at sea. If needed, the masts can also be lowered (optional) to give the vessel a stealth capability.
Typical missions for the Aquarius USV could include monitoring harbour pollution, oceanographic surveys, maritime park surveillance, coastal border patrols & marine data collection.
A variation of the Aquarius USV will include a stand-alone version of EMP's unique EnergySail technology in order to extend the vessel's range and allow for additional sensors to be fitted.
Lab testing of technologies to be used for the Aquarius USV has already commenced and a prototype is scheduled to commence operational tests during 2015.
For more information please see: www.ecomarinepower.com/aquarius-usv

About Eco Marine Power

Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) is an internationally focused technology company that develops fuel saving and emission reduction solutions for ships including passenger ferries, survey ships, oil tankers and cargo vessels. These solutions utilize a range of renewable energy focused technologies including the EnergySail and Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS).
EMP also develops sustainable ship concepts that incorporate the latest renewable energy technologies such as flexible marine grade solar panels and is currently working on a number of design projects including Aquarius Eco Ship and Medaka eco-commuter ferry. The company is based in Fukuoka, Japan.
To read more about Eco Marine Power please visit: www.ecomarinepower.com

Media Enquiries

Greg Atkinson
Director & Chief Technology Officer
Eco Marine Power
Phone: +81 92 287 9677
Please note: Aquarius USV, Aquarius MAS & EnergySail are trademarks of Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd.

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MINs Control Systems Solution & Eco Marine Power Sign Agreement

Fukuoka, Japan - 7th July 2014 - Eco Marine Power (EMP) today announced that it has entered into a sales & support agreement with MINs Control Systems Solution Pte. Ltd. (MCSS) to sell & support EMP's innovative renewable energy solutions for shipping in Singapore & Myanmar. These solutions include marine solar power systems and the Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS).aquarius_mas_diagram_448x316
The Aquarius MAS is a cost effective alarm handling, performance monitoring and data logging platform suitable for a wide range of ships which can also be seamlessly integrated with renewable energy solutions.
The Aquarius MAS system architecture is based upon the reliable and robust KEI 3240 Data Logger which is already in use on hundreds of vessels including training ships, tankers and bulk ore carriers.
The Aquarius MAS is also able to monitor & log fuel oil consumption in real time plus calculate Nox, Sox & CO2 emissions.
MCSS was formed in 2005 in Singapore and the company has worked hard to gain the confidence of customers in order to provide a total solution for plant control systems from the field to the control room. Mmcss_logoCSS key domain expertises include control systems integration, control systems retrofitting & upgrading, control application development, plant safety instrumented systems(SIS) implementation, advanced process control (APC) solution and plant control system performance optimization.
On signing the agreement Daniel Min, Director of MCSS, stated "We look forward to working with Eco Marine Power to expand the range of products and services we can offer plus promote their innovative products and solutions for shipping in Singapore and Myanmar."
Initially both companies will co-operate in promoting EMP's technologies to shipyards and shipowners in Singapore & Myanmar with a focus on integrating the Aquarius MAS with marine solar power solutions as a means to reduce fuel consumption on ships & offshore support vessels.

About MINs Control Systems Solution

MINs Control Systems Solution (MCSS) Pte Ltd is an independent control systems solution provider. We provide total solution for plant control systems from field to control room. Our key domain expertises include control systems integration, control systems retrofitting & upgrading, control application development, plant Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) implementation, Advanced Process Control (APC) solution, plant control system performance optimisation.
MCSS has been recognised as a reliable solution provider and partner to many industry players such as major control systems vendors, petrochemicals plants, oil & gas sectors, waste and water treatment plants, buildings and facility management.
For more information about MCSS please visit their website: http://www.minscontrol.com

About Eco Marine Power

Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) is an internationally focused technology company based in Fukuoka, Japan, that develops fuel saving and emission reduction solutions for ships including passenger ferries, survey ships, oil tankers and cargo vessels. These solutions utilize a range of renewable energy focused technologies including the EnergySail and Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS).
EMP also develops sustainable ship concepts that incorporate the latest renewable energy technologies such as flexible marine grade solar panels and is currently working on a number of design projects including Aquarius Eco Ship and Medaka eco-commuter ferry.
To read more about Eco Marine Power please visit: www.ecomarinepower.com

Media Enquiries

Greg Atkinson
Eco Marine Power
Phone: +81 92 287 9677
Please note: Aquarius USV, Aquarius MAS & EnergySail are trademarks of Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd.

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Blue Star Ferries and Eco Marine Power Launch Shipping Renewable Energy Innovation Project

Fukuoka, Japan – 6th August 2014 – Eco Marine Power announced today that it has begun a project to jointly deploy and evaluate with Blue Star Ferries of Greece, a range of innovative renewable energy related technologies for shipping including the Aquarius Management and Automation System (MAS) with an integrated marine solar power system.
The Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project is a major step forward towards making shipping more sustainable through the use of renewable energy and fuel reduction solutions on-board ships.
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Blue Star Delos

The project will evaluate in stages, a number of innovative solutions developed by Eco Marine Power (EMP) and its strategic partners on-board the “Blue Star Delos” – a modern high speed passenger and car ferry owned and operated by the multi-award winning Greek shipping company - Blue Star Ferries of Athens, Greece - a member of Attica Group.
Blue Star Delos and sister vessel Patmos already incorporate cutting edge sustainable vessel technology being the first vessels in the Mediterranean region that use the hybrid shaft generator system (HSG) - an innovative sophisticated active front end frequency converter system enabling the shaft generators to be constantly connected to the ships’ grid, improving power factor and creating less Nox emissions. In addition HVAC and engine room ventilation use a frequency converted load dependent management system which also lowers fuel consumption and leads to a further reduction in Nox emissions.
During the initial stages of the project and in a world first on-board a ship, a marine solar power system using flexible lightweight marine grade panels from Solbian Energie Alternative will be integrated with the Aquarius MAS and real time performance monitoring of the solar power array will be conducted. In addition the fuel oil consumption of the vessel will be logged and emissions data calculated using the Aquarius MAS.
aquarius_mas_diagram_448x316The Aquarius MAS is an alarm handling, performance monitoring and data logging platform which also includes features to monitor fuel oil consumption, calculate emissions & monitor marine renewable energy solutions.
This system has been specifically developed by EMP & KEI System Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, to allow for renewable energy systems to be integrated into a common platform which can also be used to monitor other systems on ships such a main engines, generators and pumps.
Blue Star Ferries own technical team will supervise the project whilst Eco Marine Power will provide project management & technical consulting services in addition to providing equipment along with various strategic partners.
Greg Atkinson, Director and Chief Technology Officer at EMP commented that: “This project with Blue Star Ferries is very exciting for Eco Marine Power and for our strategic partners as it will be the first deployment on a ship of some of the technologies and solutions we have been developing over the last few years including our integrated renewable energy systems.”
It is anticipated that the Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project will pave the way for the wider deployment of EMP’s renewable energy solutions across the shipping sector and this very important project has been made possible thanks to the leadership of Blue Star Ferries, a shipping company with a commitment to protecting the marine environment and encouraging innovation.

About Attica Group

Attica Group is engaged in the passenger shipping industry with Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries vessels in the Adriatic Sea and the Greek Domestic Lines (Cyclades, Dodecanese, North East Aegean islands and Crete). The Attica Group fleet consists of 13 modern and technologically advanced vessels, providing high quality transportation services for passengers, cargo and private vehicles.
For more information please visit the Attica Group website: http://www.attica-group.com

About Eco Marine Power

Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) is an internationally focused technology company that develops renewable energy based fuel saving and emission reduction solutions for ships including passenger ferries, survey ships, oil tankers and cargo vessels. These technologies include the EnergySail, Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System and Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS).
EMP also develops sustainable ship concepts that incorporate the latest renewable energy technologies and is currently working on a number of design projects including Aquarius Eco Ship and Aquarius Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). The company is based in Fukuoka, Japan.
To read more about Eco Marine Power please visit: www.ecomarinepower.com

Media Contact

Greg Atkinson
Director & Chief Technology Officer
Phone: +81 92 287 9677
Please note: Aquarius USV, Aquarius MAS & EnergySail are trademarks of Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. Blue Star Ferries is a trademark of the Attica Group.

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