Yanmar Power Technology (PT) has made its first delivery of its newly commercialized maritime hydrogen fuel cell system. This system was supplied to the passenger ship Hanaria, operated by Motena-Sea.
The Hanaria is Japan’s first hybrid passenger ship to use both hydrogen and biodiesel. This vessel operates with an onboard electric propulsion system that powers the ship’s drive using generated electricity. Yanmar PT took charge of the ship’s power system design, incorporating two hydrogen fuel cells, batteries, biodiesel generators, power management system, propulsion equipment, remote monitoring and other elements.
In addition, when running solely on the hydrogen fuel cell system and batteries, the ship produces zero emissions, with notable reductions in power source vibrations and noise, and the elimination of exhaust gas odors, contributing towards a pleasant onboard environment.
The Yanmar Group is implementing its Yanmar Green Challenge 2050 initiative to help realize a sustainable society. Yanmar PT has said that it will continue to provide environmentally friendly solutions to support its customers’ decarbonization efforts.
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