19 Dec World’s first hydrogen tug in Germany with ESS from EST-Floattech

 A zero-emission, hybrid hydrogen and battery tug that is capable of pushing a 1,400 metric ton loaded barge from Berlin to Hamburg has just been developed. It seemed impossible at first, but a German consortium led by Gerd Holbach, a professor at Technischen Universität Berlin (TU Berlin),...

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27 Nov Gothenburg gets it’s first electric ferry – ESS by EST

Next in line in the electrification of ferry traffic is the Elvy, owned by Västtrafik. Two battery packs (each 504 kWh) of our DNV-GL approved Green Orca 1050 are installed. Elvy is ready for operation and will sail on the Göta River, transferring passengers in...

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Henkelhausen Hybrid Passenger Vessel

11 Mar EST-Floattech on board Battery Hybrid Passenger Vessel in Potsdam

Weisse Flotte Potsdam has commissioned Schiffswerft Bolle to build a battery-hybrid inland passenger excursion vessel. EST-Floattech will provide the lithium battery packs for the ship, which is expected to be launched early in the second quarter of 2019. The hybrid vessel, christened ‘Schwielowsee’, will be equipped...

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Battery Hybrid Sendo Liner

19 Feb First battery hybrid inland barge sails emission-free

Sendo Liner will sail through Rotterdam, Amsterdam, and Friesland using EST-Floattech lithium batteries. It will be the first inland barge that can sail without emissions for longer periods of time, thanks to the battery pack. The Sendo Liner, a 110 x 11.45-meter inland barge developed by...

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