In this Issue – April 2021

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Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology

April 2021

The April 2021 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

Cover Story Hybrid Superyacht
The Oceanbird concept will be the world’s first full-size wind-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), and aims to slash emissions by at least 90% compared with today’s diesel carriers. The first vessel – Orcelle Wind – was ordered in February 2021 by Wallenius Wilhelmsen and should be sailing by 2025.

E1 Series: Rodi Basso interview 
Behind the spectacle of its futuristic, silent, elevated hydrofoil hulls, the world’s first electric powerboat championship will offer a proving ground for a new generation of marine electrification. E&H Marine speaks to the CEO of the exciting new series.

Autonomous water taxi
Zero-emission, electric, autonomous water taxis – called Zeabuz – are under development in Norway. Due to launch in 2022, they are designed to revolutionize traffic in cities and coastal areas. E&H Marine meets the experts developing the technology that aims to change waterway transportation.

Hydrogen fuel cells
Teams at Corvus Energy and Toyota, working alongside a consortium of Norwegian partners, are aiming to bring large-scale maritime hydrogen fuel cell systems to the market.

Lithium-sulfur development
Aiming to offer an alternative to lithium-ion, battery specialists in the UK have begun development of a modular, scalable marine energy storage system using cheaper, lighter and less volatile lithium-sulfur cell technology. E&H Marine speaks to Oxis Energy and Williams Advanced Engineering for the latest on this breakthrough project.

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Matt joined UKi Media & Events in 2014 after seven years of living and working in Dubai. He has been a journalist for over 15 years and has worked for a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, Time Out, iQ and Loaded. After starting out on the automotive team as deputy editor of Engine Technology International, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International and Transmissions Technology International, he has been an editor since 2015, and began editing Tire Technology International in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed editor-in-chief of Tire and Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International. He is also the chairman of the Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation & Excellence, and the Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International Awards.

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