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Innovative & Reliable Solutions for Lower Emission & Sustainable Shipping

Eco Marine Power (EMP) offers a range of sustainable shipping related products and services. These include solar power based solutions, marine computer systems & eco-friendly ship concepts and consulting services. Our current line up of products and services are listed below.

 

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Aquarius MAS - Data Logging, Emissions Calculations & Performance Monitoring

Compact & reliable computer platform for ships and vessels

mas_fuel_consumption_trend_640x428The Aquarius Management & Automation System or Aquarius MAS™ is a marine computer system developed jointly with KEI System which can perform a variety of roles including data logging, performance monitoring and alarm management.

The system can also monitor fuel oil consumption (FOC), calculate vessel emissions (CO2, NOx, SOx) and be scaled to suit most types of vessels from small passenger ferries and offshore support vessels to large ocean going bulk carriers, passenger ferries, tankers and cargo ships.

This highly flexible system is pre-configured before delivery, easy to install and can be upgraded to monitor additional systems later if required.

The Aquarius MAS can also be integrated with renewable energy devices such as solar panels, wind power devices and EMP's EnergySail technology. Read more...



Aquarius Marine Solar Power - Unique Solutions with Lightweight Solar Panels

Solar power systems for shipping including energy storage & MPPT charge controllers.

Marine Solar by Eco Marine PowerEMP offers a range of marine solar power solutions for ships integrated with and managed by our Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS). Using solar power on ships helps reduce fuel costs and airborne emissions such as Sox, Nox & CO2.

In co-operation with our strategic partner, Solbian Energie Alternative of Italy, we can also offer flexible high quality solar panels which are designed to withstand the harsh marine environment. These unique solar panels are also lightweight and thin which makes them ideal for use on ships ranging from large cargo vessels and cruise ships to smaller passenger ferries and even recreational boats such as yachts.

We are also able to supply battery packs via our strategic partner - The Furukawa Battery Co, Ltd of Japan. These battery packs are integrated with and managed by the Aquarius MAS.

Our integrated marine solar power systems also include MPPT charge controllers and monitoring software. In addition EMP can provide a full-turn key solution including site engineering and installation. Read More...



Energy Storage Solutions for Shipping, Offshore and Marine

High performance batteries for renewable energy solutions and back-up power

Furukawa Battery FCP-500 In co-operation with The Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd. of Japan, Eco Marine Power is able to engineer and supply a range of battery packs or energy storage solutions for use with Aquarius Marine Solar Power or Aquarius MAS + Solar solutions.

These battery packs or sets include the FCP series which has a modular design for superior vibration resistance and longer life. The mounting unit has a space-saving design that reduces installation and maintenance time.

A range of battery units are available ranging from 24V 220Ah (FC-38) to 48V 4000Ah (FCP Series).

Other voltages and larger capacity battery packs are also available plus individual batteries for marine or UPS use can also be supplied.

Furukawa Battery also manufacture batteries for auto-mobiles, motorcycles, electric powered vehicles, stationary use, trains, aircraft, portable use and solar power generation systems. Read More...



System Design, Marine Renewable Energy Surveys and Consulting Services

Low emission vessel concepts, system design, renewable energy surveys & technology management

Impression of Tonbo Hybrid Solar Ferry at PierTrying to work out which environmentally friendly power or propulsion system is best for a particular boat, ship, ferry or vessel etc can be a daunting task. Not only is there are a wide range of options available, but the cost of these systems also varies considerably.  In addition, the environmental and cost benefits of these solutions are difficult to assess and compare against similar traditional systems.

Eco Marine Power can assist ship owners, shipyards, ferry operators & cruise lines to navigate through this maze of data and propose solutions that will best meet their needs. Our services include design support, installation surveys, technology management and the survey of vessels and ships to assess their suitability for renewable energy solutions.

We can also help with advice on various technologies such as energy storage, solar panels and marine computer & automation systems. Read more...



Marine Computer & Automation Systems - Flexible & Innovative

Proven & type approved solutions

aquarius_control_system_web_smallWorking together with KEI System, EMP has developed a number of innovative marine computer management and automation systems which facilitate the monitoring of equipment on ships, log performance data, control equipment and manage renewable energy systems plus carry out other functions.

The Aquarius Management and Automation System or Aquarius MAS is the first of these systems to be released and allows for the performance of marine renewable energy systems to be monitored along with other equipment on the ship including main engines and generators.

This system and others to be released such as the EnergySail Automated Control System (ACS) are based upon the robust and reliable KEI 3240 computer platform which has proven itself on-board hundreds of ships in service today. Read more...



Flexible Solar Panels for Ships & Marine Applications

flex_panelsIn co-operation with our strategic partner, Solbian Energie Alternative of Italy, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is able to supply globally marine grade solar panels for shipping and marine applications.

These marine solar panels are designed to withstand the harsh conditions at sea & are suitable for all vessels ranging from small pleasure craft to ocean-going passenger ferries & cargo ships.

These high quality solar panels are also incorporated into our Aquarius Marine Solar Power and Aquarius MAS + Solar solutions.

Solbian has a range of products, solar cell technologies and accessories suitable for ships and customized panels are also possible upon request.

For more information please see Marine Solar Panels

 

 

Fuel Flow Meters - A Diverse Range of Flow Meters for Shipping

Nitto Seiko Fuel Flow MeterIn co-operation with Nitto Seiko Co. Ltd., of Japan we are able to supply fuel flow meters with pulse output suitable for integration with our Aquarius MAS. Nitto Sekio have manufactured many flow meters by using their precision processing technologies accumulated over many years.

The company has a line-up of models most suitable for each type of fluid and for each application, including positive displacement flow meters as our main products, Coriolis mass flow meters, electromagnetic flow meters and turbine flow meters, supporting process management in various industries.

Please download the product brochure (1.3Mb) for more information.pdficon_large



Aquarius MRE System (Under Development) - Renewable Energy for Shipping

Integrated wind & solar power system for shipping

Aquarius Eco Ship by Eco Marine PowerThe patented Aquarius MRE System® is an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, solar panels & energy storage modules that will allow ships to tap into renewable energy by harnessing the power provided by the wind and sun. The array of rigid sails will be automatically positioned to best suit the prevailing weather conditions and can be lowered and stored when not in use or in bad weather.

The array of rigid sails are based on EMP's EnergySail technology and can even be used when a ship is at anchor or in harbour.

It is expected this system will provide annual savings of between 10-20% on large ships and up to 40% on other ship types. Read more...



EnergySail (Under Development) - Wind & Solar Power for Sustainable Shipping

Advanced & innovative rigid sail design with integrated computer control

EnergySail rigid sail for shipsThe patented EnergySail is an innovative rigid sail device being developed by Eco Marine Power linked to a computer control system which automatically positions it to be suit the prevailing weather conditions. The EnergySail can be fitted with marine grade solar panels or other devices and used either as a stand-alone unit or as part of an array.

The EnergySail is suitable for a wide range of ships including ferries, bulk ore carriers, oil tankers and offshore support vessels.

The computer control system for the EnergySail has been developed in co-operation with KEI System of Osaka and can be integrated with other marine computer systems such as the Aquarius MAS or KEI 3240 IAS.

A variation of the EnergySail can also be used on Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV's). Read more...

 

 

Please note: Aquarius MRE® and EnergySail® are registered trademarks and Aquarius MAS™ is a trademark of Eco Marine Power.

 

See also: Technologies and KEI Computer Systems

 
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Eco Marine Power to Study Use of Artificial Intelligence in Research Projects

Eco Marine Power to Study Use of Artificial Intelligence in Research Projects

Neural Network Console provided by Sony Network Communications to be utilised to improve control algorithms and analyse research data Fukuoka, Japan – 8th December 2017 – To further enhance its research capabilities Eco Marine Power announced today that it will begin using the Neural Network Console provided by Sony Network Communications Inc., as part of a strategy to incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into various ongoing ship related technology projects including the further development of the patented... Read more
Aquarius MRE Project and Shipowner Prepare for Sea Trials

Aquarius MRE Project and Shipowner Prepare for Sea Trials

World first deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system to commence during 2018 Fukuoka, Japan – 26th July 2017 – Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that it has begun preparing for sea trials of its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) solution in co-operation with strategic partners and ship owner Hisafuku Kisen K.K. of Onomichi, Japan. This preparatory work will lead to the world’s first installation of an integrated rigid sail and solar power system for ships using EMP’s patented te... Read more
Eco Marine Power Signs MOU for Supply of Aquarius MAS + Solar

Eco Marine Power Signs MOU for Supply of Aquarius MAS + Solar

Fukuoka, Japan – 18th May 2017 – Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Singapore based shipping company to supply its Aquarius Management and Automation (MAS) + Solar solution. The solution will also include hardware and software that will allow ships to monitor fuel oil consumption in real time, automatically calculate NOx/SOx/CO2 emissions and interface with marine solar power systems. Initially one ship in the fleet will be installed with the... Read more
Renewable Energy Solutions for Offshore Applications

Renewable Energy Solutions for Offshore Applications

Marine solar power, batteries, mounting frames and computer systems to be customized for jack-up rigs and offshore platforms. Fukuoka, Japan – 26th April 2017 – As part of an ongoing strategy to bring renewable energy solutions to the maritime sector, Eco Marine Power (EMP) along with its strategic partners will jointly offer products and solutions for offshore applications including offshore wind platforms, oil rigs and jack-up systems. These products and solutions will incorporate marine solar power, ba... Read more
Global Study into use of Wind and Solar Power on Ships

Global Study into use of Wind and Solar Power on Ships

Fukuoka, Japan - 8th February 2017 - In co-operation with several shipping companies and technology partners, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that it has begun a detailed study focused on the practical applications of its patented EnergySail® and Aquarius MRE® technologies. The study will cover the engineering aspects of installing an EnergySail or Aquarius MRE based solution on a variety of ships and the expected Fuel Oil Consumption (FOC) and CO2 savings that can be achieved in an operational... Read more
Eco Marine Power Granted Patent for Rigid Sail Device

Eco Marine Power Granted Patent for Rigid Sail Device

Innovative rigid sail design able to provide a source of clean power that will aid in the reduction of CO2 emissions in the shipping sectorFukuoka, Japan – 26th October 2016 – Eco Marine Power (EMP) a developer of fuel and emission reduction solutions for ships, is pleased to announce that a patent covering core elements of its EnergySail® technology has been granted by the Japan Patent Office. The granting of this patent will allow for the licensing of the technology to proceed so that commercial production of the... Read more

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2016 Exhibitor Interview

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2016 Exhibitor Interview – Eco Marine Power. Greg Atkinson, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Eco Marine Power (EMP) talks about the company and various R&D projects that are focused on renewable energy solutions for ships. In particular the development of Aquarius MRE (Marine Renewable Energy) is discussed. The patented Aquarius MRE is an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that will enable ... Read more
Updated Fuel Consumption & Emissions Monitoring Software Released

Updated Fuel Consumption & Emissions Monitoring Software Released

Aquarius MAS on Blue Star Delos upgraded with new software which allows real-time reporting and logging of fuel consumption and emissions Fukuoka, Japan – 22nd July 2016 – As part of the ongoing Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that the Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) installed on Blue Star Delos has been updated with new fuel oil consumption (FOC) and emissions monitoring software. This updated software combined with the Aquarius... Read more
U.S. Patent for Eco Marine Power

U.S. Patent for Eco Marine Power

Eco Marine Power to Consider Joint Development Projects in the United States Fukuoka, Japan – 4th July 2016 – In another major step towards bringing renewable energy to shipping, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a United States Patent for technology related to its wind and solar power system for ships – Aquarius MRE. As a result, EMP now intends to explore joint development project opportunities in the United States and is currently considering a number of options. Technologi... Read more
Production of First EnergySail Begins at Factory

Production of First EnergySail Begins at Factory

Automated rigid sail set to bring back wind-assisted propulsion for shipping. Onomichi, Japan – 8th April 2016 – In another important step towards bringing its rigid sail technology onto ships Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that work has commenced on the production of an EnergySail in Onomichi, Japan. This first ever factory produced EnergySail is being manufactured by EMP's strategic partner - Teramoto Iron Works. The EnergySail® (patent pending) is an automated rigid sail device that enables shi... Read more
 
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Hybrid marine power solutions save fuel, reduce pollution and are cost effective. Eco Marine Power is at the forefront of developing low emission & fuel efficient solutions for shipping and has a range of innovative technologies available now. Our computer systems also provide a control interface between renewable energy & other power systems on-board ships.
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Eco Marine Power is at the forefront of developing and supplying innovative marine renewable energy technologies for shipping which harness the power of the sun & wind. These solutions include our Aquarius MRE System, EnergySail & Aquarius Marine Solar Power which reduce fuel consumption, lower noxious gas emissions and deliver cost benefits.

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The Aquarius Management and Automation System or Aquarius MAS is a cost effective alarm handling, monitoring, process handling and data logging platform suitable for a wide range of ships. The system is based upon the reliable and robust KEI 3240 Data Logger and is class approved. The Aquarius MAS can also monitor fuel use & calculate vessel emissions.

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Finding the right solar, wind, electric or hybrid marine power solution can be a daunting task so Eco Marine Power works with shipyards and ship owners to help them find the best system for their needs. EMP also developments low emission & sustainable shipping concepts and designs using marine renewable energy technologies & advanced computer systems.
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