Preliminary design for hydrogen powered ship from Port of Amsterdam ready!

Our project partner Port of Amsterdam is currently very busy working on the hydrogen-powered vessel which is part of the pilot project aiming to demonstrate the feasibility of operating an inland port vessel with hydrogen as a fuel.

The images show first artist impressions of the new zero emission hydrogen-powered vessel. The 20-meter-long vessel will operate both in urban areas (Amsterdam’s canals) as well as in the seaport area between Amsterdam and IJmuiden. The vessel will be completely emission-free and silent, operating with a battery and a fuel cell.

Sodiumborohydrid, a familiar ingredient in washing powders, will be used as hydrogen carrier, a powder (to be) diluted in water, which should guarantee a safe storage with a high flame point.

Watch the space for the next steps in this exciting development!


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