China Made 300 Hp Electric Outboard Making Big Electrification Waves (Video)Chinese electric outboard motor manufacturer ExploMar released the most power electric outboard motor WAVE 300, and shows the test in a lake.
Berlin tour boat retrofitted with quiet new Torqeedo Deep Blue systemOranje Nassau, a Berlin sightseeing boat and watertaxi, has ditched the diesel and now has an electric Torqeedo Deep Blue system providing her passengers a silent, smooth, emission and fume-free outing along the Spree River and other urban waterways. The 20-meter, 55-passenger vessel with wraparound windows and transparent roof is powered by a Torqeedo Deep Blue 50i electric drive and three Deep Blue batteries with 120 kWh capacity. The Deep Blue 50i is rated at continuous power of 55kW and peak power of 66 Peak, using 360V. T
Elon Musk’s SpaceX partners with Silent Yachts
New partnership will provide communication links for Silent catamarans. In a development of its SpaceX multiple satellite-based communications network, Elon Musk has launched the new Starlink Maritime service specifically designed to meet the needs of yachts, commercial vessels and oil rigs. To expand this new service, SpaceX has agreed…
Vision Marine testing new high voltage battery packsPartnership with Octillion Power Systems to deliver purpose-built power cells designed specifically for marine use
Silent-Yachts Acquires Italian YardSolar-electric power cat builder Silent-Yachts has purchased a new-build shipyard on the Adriatic Sea in Fano, Italy, according to a statement. The 236,806-square-foot facility will employ approximately 250 people and will serve as the build site for the company’s Silent 60 and Silent 80 models, as well as its soon-to-launch Silent-Tender range. “Our acquisition of the facility in Fano is a great opportunity for the city and for the nautical sector in the area,” CEO Michael Köhler said in the statement. “In 2022 we will employ approximately 250 people, both directly and indirectly, and we have expansion plans already under discussion to increase the production capacity of our sites and acquire new ones.”
Taiga begins deliveries of Orca electric PWCTaiga Motors Corporation, an electric off-road vehicle manufacturer, announced it initiated deliveries of its Orca personal watercraft. Taiga’s 2022 Orca marks its world’s first electric personal watercraft sale, as the company continues to ramp up production, furthering its legacy of being a pioneer in the electric powersports industry.
Cleaner boating fuels: 5 diesel alternatives that could outperform batteries
Electric boats might be grabbing the headlines but, with diesel-powered craft still dominant, isn’t it time we looked at greener fuel alternatives? While there’s understandable excitement surrounding the new generation of electric boats from the likes of X Shore, Candela and Delphia, the truth is that battery power won’t be replacing the internal combustion engine in larger planing craft any time soon.