Topic: Propulsion

Twenty Dutch hydrogen projects underway in inland navigation

Inland navigation and shortsea shipping are taking the first steps towards completely emission-free propulsion using hydrogen. There are approximately twenty projects underway in the Netherlands in this field. The first hydrogen-powered demonstration vessels are expected...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

New single-fuel LNG ferry enters Wadden Sea service

Rederij Doeksen’s new LNG catamaran Willem Barentsz has entered service. Its sister ship Willem de Vlamingh will follow in September. They are the first (single-fuel) LNG-powered ferries in the Netherlands They are also the first ships...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Marine engine to be tested running on ammonia

The world’s first long term, full-scale testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine is about to commence. This is made possible by a 20 million Norwegian kroner (about 1.83 million...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Aegir-Marine acquires Holland Propeller Services

Aegir-Marine has reached agreement for the acquisition of Holland Propeller Services (HPS). The companies are both brand-independent global suppliers of parts and services for propulsion and star seal systems.  With the acquisition, the company seeks to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Video: First Hull Vane made of carbon

To save weight, Hull Vane and Holland Composites have designed and built the first carbon Hull Vane. As composite construction offers freedom of form, it is also the first ypsilon-shaped Hull Vane. The Hull Vane is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Damen orders six Hull Vanes for patrol vessels

Damen Shipyards recently built and delivered two patrol vessels to the Dutch National Police. In the bid package, Damen Shipyards introduced a number of solutions to reduce emissions, including the Hull Vane. Damen has now...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Minship trials biofuel on bulk carrier

Bulk carrier Trudy of Bavarian ship management company Minship has bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. As it is the only fuel burnt in the ship’s main engine for the next eight to ten...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk