HYDROGEN-POWERED FERRY CHRISTENED

Antwerp maritime group CMB has christened the hydrogen-powered catamaran ferry Hydroville in Antwerp. The Hydroville is the world’s first accredited passenger vessel powered by hydrogen in a diesel engine, and is a pilot project for the use of hydrogen technology on large, oceangoing ships. Hydrogen can be extracted from the environment (e.g. …

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MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES SPLITS SHIPBUILDING BUSINESS

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish two new wholly-owned companies effective from January 1, 2018, as part of a reorganization of its shipbuilding business. Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will primarily undertake construction of ships that require intensive outfitting, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Structure will mainly engage in the manufacture of large …

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