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YANMAR sets next step in Hydrogen technoloy

November 29, 2021
Yanmar Europe B.V.

The YANMAR Power Technology (YPT) Group has conducted the world's first 70 MPa high-pressure hydrogen refueling of a ship, using a demonstration test boat equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell system. The test was carried out in Osaka Bay in Japan in cooperation with Toyota Tsusho Corporation.

Three times longer cruising time

The 70MPa high-pressure refueling resulted in more than three times longer cruising time compared to the previous refueling process.

Hydrogen fuel cell system planned for 2023

Addressing the demand for renewable energy sources, YPT is developing a 300kW-class maritime fuel cell system incorporating fuel cell modules. The results will be utilized for the market deployment of hydrogen fuel cell systems as well as the study of hydrogen refueling infrastructure for ships. The system is being developed for various types of ships with global customers and is expected to be launched to the market in 2023.

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Yanmar Europe B.V., Marketing Dept.
Dana van Kammen

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