Shipping, while essential for trade, contributes significantly to the emissions that cause climate change. Global shipping spews out 3% of worldwide greenhouse gases (GHG). With the maritime industry responsible for transporting no less than 90% of world commerce, there is increasing pressure on the sector to reduce its carbon footprint swiftly.
Dr. Syed-Asif Ansar, Head of Department Energy System Integration at German Aerospace Center (DLR) and coordinator of the NAUTILUS project will present the NAUTILUS project at SMM 2022 on 8th September in Hamburg, Germany.
Fuel cell power systems are clearly superior to combustion engines in terms of performance, economy and, not least, ecology. They are significantly more efficient in the utilization of the resources, suitable for usage with various fuels, cleaner in emissions and very quiet in operations. Therefore, are potentially great solution for replacement of internal combustion engines in marine transportation.
The EU-funded H2020 project NAUTILUS held its sixth consortium project meeting as a hybrid event, both online and in-person in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 5th July, 2022.