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.
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.