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The choice of battery cell technology can dramatically impact price and availability

  • Insights
  • 30 June 2022
  • By: Magnus Eriksson

The choice of battery system for a maritime application is primarily based on what operational profile it will serve. However, as a consequence of events like the pandemic, supply chain and logistics …

Takeaways from the Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo 2022

  • Insights
  • 23 June 2022
  • By: Carl Bjurling

This week, the maritime industry gathered in Amsterdam for the annual Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo. After a two-year covid hiatus, the doors we’re open again with delegates travelling in from all…

Peak shaving and other ways to use batteries on a vessel

  • Insights
  • 24 March 2022

Energy efficiency and reducing fuel consumption has become one of the most important questions as operators and shipowners scramble to meet increasing demands from regulatory frameworks. For larger, o…

Sustainable shipping and the future of maritime electrification – Damen Shipyards leading the way

  • Insights
  • 16 March 2022

There’s no doubt that electrification is a megatrend that is driving substantial changes in the maritime industry. This change is driven by regulations and politicians, as well as the demand from carg…

Key takeaways from the WATTS-UP Conference 2022, in Stavanger

  • Insights, News
  • 11 March 2022

The annual WATTS-UP conference in Stavanger just closed after two full days of presentations, networking, and discussions. Based on data from Maritime Battery Forum and DNV, the current state of mari…

Live webinar: Peak shaving and ways to reduce fuel consumption with batteries

  • Insights, News
  • 3 March 2022

At Echandia, we are all about sharing the knowledge we’ve built over the years. One way of doing this is to invite you to live sessions with our maritime experts on topics that engage and draws a lot …

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How does Fit for 55 affect the maritime industry?

  • Insights
  • 1 March 2022
  • By: Morten Larsen

The European Union (EU) has set a binding target to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. Already by 2030, GHG (greenhouse gases) will be cut by at least 55%, hence the name – Fit for 55. The package is…

Echandia is featured on the ‘Insiders Guide To Energy’ Podcast

  • Insights
  • 25 January 2022

“What’s the desired outcome of this transformation? It’s not really a matter of diesel versus electricity – so it’s an irrelevant question – diesel is going to be taxed so heavily it won’t be a viable…

KMRL manager Sajan P. John on choosing LTO for the world’s largest fleet of electric vessels

  • Insights
  • 17 January 2022

The Kochi Water Metro project will be the largest fleet of electric vessels in operation, connecting 38 terminals and 10 islands. The idea of a water metro in Kochi evolved in 2016. The commissioning …

Marine battery system

Marine battery systems explained 

  • Insights
  • 17 December 2021
  • By: Rakshith Sachitanand

A common misconception with LTO based marine battery systems is that they are heavier and require more space than other solutions. The reason is that we tend to evaluate batteries on a cell level inst…

battery myths

3 myths about LTO batteries

  • Insights
  • 17 December 2021
  • By: Rakshith Sachitanand

There are many misconceptions and myths about LTO batteries, like that they are much more expensive than other solutions. Therefore, we are busting some widespread myths, helping you get better insigh…

cost-efficient battery system part 2

Finding the most cost-efficient battery system, part 2

  • Insights
  • 4 November 2021

Part 2: The financial perspective There is no one-size-fits-all solution for a cost-efficient battery system in a maritime application. Cost efficiency can be defined in different ways depending on t…