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FPS Engages Air Liquide for the Supply of Carbon-free Hydrogen to FPS Maas

Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has signed a long term agreement with Air Liquide (AL) for the supply of carbon-free hydrogen to their inland container vessel, FPS Maas, which is transporting containers between the Netherlands and Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Liquide will supply carbon-free hydrogen through specially designed multi-modal hydrogen storage suited for inland barges. The newly designed storage will be homologated with the support of notified bodies and will pave the way to make this new market a reality.
FutureProofShipping
8th December 2021
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A greener than green future for all

Zero-emissions shipping is here! We are opening up zero-emission container slots and making zero-emissions shipping accessible to everyone. Cargo owners and shippers can book now to ship their cargo in zero-emissions container slots along the Rhine with us in 2023.  Zero means zero.
FutureProofShipping
21st October 2021
Whitepapers

Operational profile measurements of an inland container vessel and sizing of fuel cells and hydrogen storage

We, Future Proof Shipping (FPS), chose to retrofit our inland vessel the Maas to full zero-emission technology by replacing the existing internal combustion engines with hydrogen fuel cell technology. Proper sizing of fuel cells is crucial for this project. We measured the power profile of the vessel for several months to ensure that we had a deep understanding of the operations. The power profile includes power demand of the main propulsors together with hotel load and auxiliary power demand. This white paper shows the results of our measurements and presents the basis for the selection and sizing of the fuel…
FutureProofShipping
16th September 2021
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Holland Shipyards Group will Retrofit Future Proof Shipping’s “Maas” to Sail on H2 Power

Future Proof Shipping (FPS) is pleased to officially formalise their cooperation with Holland Shipyards Group (HSG) to embark on the retrofitting journey of their inland vessel the “Maas” to a zero-emissions hydrogen propulsion system. Having completed months of energy profiling, the 110m x 11.45m inland container vessel will be retrofitted at the Holland Shipyards Group’s yard in Hardinxveld throughout Q3 2021and is expected to be sailing 100% on hydrogen power by December of this year.
FutureProofShipping
3rd March 2021