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SWITCH Maritime achieves ‘world’s first’ hydrogen refuelling of a commercial marine vessel
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SWITCH Maritime achieves ‘world’s first’ hydrogen refuelling of a commercial marine vessel

SWITCH Maritime has revealed today (Nov 30) that it has successfully achieved the “world’s first” hydrogen refuelling of a commercial marine vessel earlier this month in California, US.

With this, the vessel is now beginning its final sea trials ahead of its delivery with this set to send ripples throughout the maritime industry with a new, zero-emission concept close to being operational.

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Dubbed Sea Change, the vessel is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell power package provided by Zero Emissions Industries (formerly Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine), comprised of 360kW of Cummins’ fuel cells and Hexagon hydrogen storage tanks with a capacity of 246kg.

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