Monday, September 21, 2020

Eidesvik Offshore News

World First Full Scale 'Ammonia as Fuel' Marine Four-Stroke Engine Test

The project leaders pictured at the Sustainable Energy Catapult Center’s test facility at Stord, Norway from left to right: Egil Hystad, Wärtsilä, Willy Wågen, Sustainable Catapult, and Kjell Storelid, Wärtsilä. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

While there is no consensus on the marine industry ‘fuel of the future’ that will meet ever tightening international emission mandates, a group of organizations has commenced what it is calling the world’s first long-term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine. Wärtsilä, Knutsen OAS Shipping AS, and Repsol, and the Sustainable Energy Catapult Center, have teamed for the effort, as ammonia offers promise as a carbon-free fuel for marine applications, to meet the…

Eidesvik Offshore Bags CGG Charter

Veritas Viking. Image: Eidesvik Offshore

Norway's Eidesvik Offshore said that a company in the group has entered into an agreement with a CGG subsidiary for a new contract for the source vessel Veritas Viking.The contract is 5 months firm with further options and will commence ultimo November 2018. CGG is a French-based geophysical services company providing  geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry."Eidesvik has entered into a partnership with Vestland Management for the source…

Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Photo: DNV GL

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years.“FellowSHIP has been a flagship research project,” states Bjørn-Johan Vartdal, Maritime Programme Director for Technology and Research in DNV GL Group. “The results from FellowSHIP have shaped our knowledge of battery and hybrid power on board ships and enabled…

Corvus Energy to Unveil Product, Service Offerings at IWS

Customer Services Photo Corvus Energy

Corvus Energy, the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems is announcing new product and service offerings: 1) Turn-key Containerized ESS and 2) an Array of Services. Containerized ESS provides an option for vessels with insufficient room below decks for a battery room to have a practical “Plug & Play” alternative. This scalable solution is ideally suited for retrofits and can deliver a custom-tailored ESS specifically designed for each vessel’s operational profile.