ABDOMINAL released its Guide for Fuel Cell Power Systems for Marine and also Offshore Applications to sustain the style, analysis, and also building of gas cell systems on vessels and also overseas possessions.
“As technology evolves and regulators challenge shipping to decarbonize, fuel cells are increasingly seen as having an important role to play in meeting that challenge,” claimed Gareth Burton, ABDOMINAL Vice President,Technology “ABS has in-depth experience in assisting vessel owners and operators in low carbon emission options. Now is the right time to support the industry with guidance on compliant and efficient application of fuel cell power.”
The Guide, which covers all gas cell kinds, concentrates on making use of gas cell systems and also plans for propulsion and also supporting systems both in new-build and also retrofit jobs while preserving crucial security concepts.
Upon Owner’s demand, the optional symbols FC-E (Essential Service) or FC-NE (Non-Essential Service) might be approved when the gas cell installment has actually followed the needs of the Guide, which have actually been created taking into consideration the most up to date draft Interim Guideline to the International Code of Safety for Ships utilizing Gases or various other Low- flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code).
ABDOMINAL has actually simply finished a joint advancement job with Daewoo Shipbuilding & & Marine Engineering Co.,Ltd to explore making use of crossbreed strong oxide gas cell and also gas wind turbine generator modern technology and also to discover its possible installment aboard future generations of LNG service providers. This academic job showed high effectiveness of electrical power and also warmth co-generation.
Mr Il-Guk Woo, DSME Vice President, Naval & & Energy System R&D Institute, claimed:“Based on the lessons learned from the previous research, we established a design philosophy, emphasizing a balance between efficiency and simplicity for the sake of easy manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance. This technology will be available to the market in the near future.”
Fuel cells are additionally dealt with in the ABDOMINAL Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power Systems, which takes a determined strategy to examining the possible benefits and also drawbacks, obstacles and also degree of preparedness for the key crossbreed electrical power systems and also parts that are most fit for aquatic and also overseas applications.
To download and install a duplicate of the ABDOMINAL Guide for Fuel Cell Power Systems for Marine and also Offshore Applications, see www.eagle.org