Contactless battery loading system for electrical driven ferries and the operational experience
Harald Tillung, Wärtsilä Norwegen
Trends in the market is moving towards electrical/hybrid solutions to make a greener marine industry. The market may be changing fast. This calls for a balance between standardization and innovation. There will be higher demands for synergies between land and sea electrical infrastructures. Over the past few years we have seen an increasing demand for ships powered by batteries in combination with traditional power generation, thereby the vessel can reduce its emissions.