In a step towards bringing renewable energy to shipping, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is asid it has been granted a United States Patent for technology related to its wind and solar power system for ships – Aquarius MRE. As a result, EMP now intends to explore joint development project opportunities in the United States and is currently considering a number of options.
Technologies related to EMP’s Aquarius MRE can be incorporated into existing ship designs such as cruise ships, RoRo vessels, large ferries, car carriers or into future design concepts such as the Aquarius Eco Ship. Aquarius MRE® technologies are also suitable for applications such as unmanned surface vessels (USV’s), naval ships, coastguard vessels and offshore renewable energy projects.
[Read more…] Source: World Maritime News