e4ships– fuel cells in maritime applications - is a cluster of leading German shipyards, shipping companies, fuel cell manufacturers, suppliers and classification societies funded by the German government as part of the National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Innovation Programme. It centres on demonstration projects that pioneer and showcase the decarbonisation of maritime and inland shipping. Read more.
A joint conference of the NIP General Assembly and the German Hydrogen Congress
Conference highlight 2021: The importance of hydrogen for achieving climate protection targets is moving ever further into the focus of the political agenda. The joint conference of the NIP General Assembly and the German Hydrogen Congress provides an overview of the state of development of technology, products and projects while offering the opportunity to learn more about the strategic positioning of federal and state governments on the topic of hydrogen. Read more.
Weinheim (Germany), November 3, 2020. The methanol-operated fuel cell system from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has been issued “Approval in Principle” by the classification society DNV GL. This sets the course for further testing: Systems backed by the “Pa-X-ell 2” research project will be installed on the AidaNova cruise ship as soon as in 2021. Five innovation partners – Freudenberg, Lürssen, Meyer Werft, AIDA Cruises, and DNV GL – work closely together here.
In the framework of its “Zero Emission Shipping” symposium on 4 September 2019 in Hamburg, NOW GmbH successfully continued its event series on alternative shipping fuels and maritime future energies. The key focus was a holistic approach to ports as integrated energy systems with the aim of shaping them for the future through smart grids, shore power, electric mobility, hydrogen, fuel cells and power-to-x technology.
'e4ships – fuel cells in maritime applications' is a cluster of leading German shipyards, shipping companies, fuel- cell
manufacturers, suppliers and classification societies. Our German government-funded brief centres on demonstration projects that pioneer and showcase the decarbonisation of maritime and inland