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Electric propulsion offers maximised efficiency, fuel savings, reduced noise and vibration, eco- friendliness and compliance to new environmental regulations.  Battery power solutions improve life-cycle of vessels and contribute to better use of resources. Charging time, reliable energy storage system, construction costs are critical factors for short-distance vessels to operate all-electric.

 

Hybrid vessels and all-electric ships already exist in european waters.

Svitzer

Type: tug Gross Tonnage: 433 Length: 32m Capacity: bollard pull 75ton Area of operation: Barrow Island, Au Propulsion power: 2x2100kW, electric Battery Pack [kWh]: 120