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Thursday, February 22, 2024

The only US show dedicated to maritime decarbonization and the electrification of ports and vessels

Posted to Maritime Reporter (by on October 25, 2022

Taking place November 2 & 3, 2022, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo North America is the place to discover the latest US maritime policies for the electrification and decarbonization of ports and vessels, and source the suppliers and technologies required to ensure a cleaner and safer shipping sector free from harmful emissions.

The event combines a free-to-attend exhibition – where you can source the best new tech and innovations from an international array of leading suppliers – with a dedicated conference (rates apply) – where you can discover the latest projects and trends from over 70 speakers, including major ship owners and operators, classification societies and respected academics. The conference provides instant access to US maritime policy and funding opportunities, and the new technologies critical to saving fuel, improving efficiency and reducing emissions.

The exhibition brings together an international array of suppliers at the cutting edge of clean, green maritime propulsion and supporting technologies. It is the show to source the best new tech and innovations critical to saving fuel, improving efficiency and reducing emissions. Leading companies across the exhibition floor include ABB, Siemens Energy, GE Power Conversion, BAE Systems, Freudenberg e-Power Systems, Glosten, Wärtsilä, Volvo Penta and Cavotec, to name just a few.

Early exhibitor news ahead of the event includes the latest from Kreisel Electric, which will demonstrate how the cells in its battery packs are immersion-cooled by a specially developed dielectric thermal management fluid from Shell, to ensure safety; Maritime Partners, which is building the M/V Hydrogen One (H2One) – a methanol-fueled/hydrogen fuel cell-powered towboat; and Navtek, which will showcase the technology behind its fully electric, zero-emission, fully rechargeable battery-powered tugboat, which has completed more than 850 days of operation since its launch in 2020.

Exhibition entry is completely free of charge - register now to enjoy immediate access to the technologies of a brighter, cleaner future.

Dedicated conference
Meanwhile, delegates attending the dedicated conference (rates apply) will be treated to a session exclusively focused on the latest US policy landscape for the maritime industry, with presenters including Teresa Bui, state climate policy director - Pacific Environment; Brian Hill, director, Western Gulf Gateway Office (Houston) - US Maritime Administration; Andrew Bower, legislative director to Congressman Alan Lowenthal - Author of Clean Shipping Act of 2022; and Dr Harold Rickenbacker, technical expert, EPA Ports Initiative, at the US Environmental Protection Agency. Another highlight will see an overview of strategies to secure funding from local, state, and federal grant, loan, and cap and trade funding programs for zero-emission technology deployments, from James Dumont, director, ports and fleets, Build Momentum, Inc. With over 70 speakers in total, the conference is the place to find the latest thinking, funding and policy surrounding the decarbonization and electrification of the maritime sector, while networking with industry experts. Secure your place now.

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