More hydrogen fuel cell electric yard trucks are set to be deployed in North America later this year.
This was confirmed today (Oct 6), with Hexagon Purus stating it has received an approximately $2.1m order for the innovations.
Welcoming the order, Todd Sloan, President of Hexagon Purus Systems, said, “As the push for the energy transition continues, we are proud to see that our technology can enable customers to switch to clean-energy vehicles for demanding port operations.”
The customer’s name, or further details about the order, weren’t disclosed.
Hexagon Purus’ expansion of hydrogen into maritime applications, CEO Morten Holum reveals all
“The maritime industry is looking for a solution for decarbonisation, and with the exposure we have had in this sector, we think we can provide those solutions with hydrogen.” Those were the words of Morten Holum, CEO of Hexagon Purus, when he recently sat down to tell H2 View about the company’s new hydrogen maritime division, Hexagon Purus Maritime.
The establishment of Hexagon Purus Maritime will see the group’s zero-emission hydrogen technology be applied to the maritime industry, with Norway being the initial focal point from the onset. This is due to the nation having some of the strongest maritime technology industries in the world.
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