Hydrogen-powered tug planned for Japanese ports

Hydrogen-powered tug planned for Japanese ports

Japanese tug operator Tokyo Kisen and shipping research consortium e5 Lab have jointly developed a tugboat powered by hydrogen.

The electric propulsion tug is fully electrified and designed to minimise environmental footprint.

It utilises a large-capacity battery system as a main power source and a hydrogen fuel cell and generator as the auxiliary power source.

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