GEV hires engineering and design firms for compressed hydrogen ship

Australia’s Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has appointed engineering and design firms for its new compressed hydrogen ship (H2 Ship) that will transport the zero-carbon fuel of the future.

A first-of-its-kind for the marine transport of large-scale volumes of hydrogen, the H2 Ship will have a storage capacity of up to 2,000 tonnes of compressed hydrogen.

Currently in the patent process, the containment system will store ambient temperature hydrogen at an operating pressure of 3,600 psi (or 250 bar).

Capilano Maritime Design has been appointed as naval architects and will provide marine engineering services to advance the design of the H2 Ship.

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