TECO 2030 obtains DNV’s AiP for Onboard Compressed Hydrogen Systems

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TECO 2030 onboard hydrogen fuel system

TECO 2030 proudly announces the reception of an additional Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV concerning compressed hydrogen fuel systems. This landmark achievement signifies a pivotal advancement in the development of sustainable propulsion solutions for the maritime sector.

The Approval in Principle bestowed by DNV arrives devoid of any showstopper conditions, affirming the feasibility and safety of TECO 2030’s compressed hydrogen fuel system design. These systems are meticulously crafted to cater to diverse ship types, encompassing crucial components such as the bunkering system, inerted tank connection space, fuel storage hold space, fuel supply system (inclusive of pressure control), and gas relief system.

TECO 2030’s steadfast commitment to safety and innovation is further exemplified by its adherence to the alternative design approach delineated in MSC.1 – Circ.1455 for the ultimate approval of the systems onboard vessels. This approach ensures rigorous assessment and adherence to industry standards, thereby bolstering confidence in the reliability and efficacy of the technology.

Antecedent to construction and installation onboard any specific vessel subject to classification, TECO 2030 will furnish a comprehensive set of tailored documentation for the particular ship. This documentation will undergo meticulous scrutiny and endorsement by DNV in accordance with established classification procedures, thereby ensuring adherence to the highest standards of quality and safety.

“We are delighted to receive this additional Approval in Principle from DNV for our compressed hydrogen fuel systems. This recognition validates our commitment and competence in propelling sustainability within the maritime sector and underscores the potential of hydrogen as a clean energy solution for the future of shipping. We remain dedicated to advancing our technology and collaborating with industry partners to expedite the transition towards zero-emission shipping,” exclaimed a passionate Tore Enger, Group CEO of TECO 2030.

TECO 2030’s innovative strides in sustainable propulsion solutions continue to garner acclaim and support within the maritime community. With an unwavering focus on safety, efficiency, and environmental stewardship, the company stands at the forefront of sculpting a more sustainable future for the maritime and heavy-duty industries.

About TECO 2030

TECO 2030 spearheads the green transition in the maritime sector by delivering cutting-edge technology that aids ships in mitigating their environmental and climate footprints. The company is at the forefront of developing hydrogen fuel cells that enable ships and other heavy-duty applications to achieve emissions-free operations. Additionally, TECO 2030 is working on other solutions to assist the maritime industry in reducing emissions, including exhaust gas cleaning and carbon capture systems for ships.

Established in 2019 and headquartered in Lysaker, Norway, TECO 2030 is listed on Euronext Growth on the Oslo Stock Exchange under TECO. The company traces its origins to the TECO Maritime Group, a conglomerate providing technology and repair services to the global shipping industry since 1994.

Source TECO 2030