Holland is looking to decarbonise its maritime industry with hydrogen-powered river vessels, such as push tugs, dredgers, passenger and cargo ships.
TECO 2030 ASA and Thecla Bodewes Shipyards yesterday (5th Feb) said they had joined forces to work on the major project that will look to develop the vessels.
The partnership includes manufacturing, installation, testing and common marketing.
Tore Enger, CEO of TECO 2030 ASA, said, “The partnership with Thecla Bodewes enables TECO 2030 to commercialise the TECO 2030 Marine Fuel Cell on newbuilds for inland waterway transport.”
“This is just the beginning of TECO 2030 becoming a major provider of marine fuel cell systems
Thecla Bodewes, CEO and Owner of Thecla Bodewes Shipyards, said, “The strategic cooperation with TECO 2030 will enable us to build world-class zero emission vessels, realising the sustainability goals of our shipyards.”