09 Aug German consortia develops world’s first emission free barge

Construction of world's first emission-free pusher, named ELEKTRA, is near   This pioneering project, known as RiverCell/ELEKTRA, is led by engineer Gerd Holbach, Professor at Berlin's technical university. It uses a hybrid drive system, a combination of rechargeable batteries and fuel cells. The pusher boat is being...

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26 Jul Heatwave beaten by successful FAT in NL

EST-Floattech proudly awarded Viking River Cruises project.   Despite the very hot weather last week in the Netherlands, the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) was successfully completed at our facilities in Hoofddorp. A delegation of our customer Kadlec & Brödlin, Neptun Werft, Rostock and the third party inspection DNV-GL...

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Electric hybrid marine expo 2019

19 Jun Visit us at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo

From 25 – 27 june 2019, EST-Floattech is exhibiting at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo. We are pleased to invite you to our booth E4025  and offer you all your needed support and knowledge. EST-Floattech at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo We would like to show our...

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27 May Visit us at NorShipping in Oslo

Next week, from 4 – 7 June 2019, EST-Floattech is exhibiting at the NorShipping. We are pleased to invite you to our booth #A1-49 in the "Economy Hall" and offer you all your needed support and knowledge on battery systems. We would like to show our latest developments and the possibilities...

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PDENH third investor in EST-Floattech

20 Mar PDENH third investor in EST-Floattech

PDENH (Participatiefonds Duurzame Economie Noord-Holland) invests in EST-Floattech, a Dutch technology firm that develops energy storage systems for fully electric and hybrid maritime application and mobile energy applications. A vital role for EST-Floattech in  the energy transition EST-Floattech is a top three player in the field of...

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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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