01NOV2019 - NEWS - Chantiers to fit fuel cell on MSC Europa

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On the occasion of the cutting of the first steel ceremony of the first LNG-Powered cruise vessel to be built in France, MSC Cruises MSC Europa, MSC and Chantiers de l’Atlantique unveiled a groundbreaking R&D project named PACBOAT.

The project focuses on the integration of a new fuel cell technology demonstrator onboard the first of four MSC Cruises’ World Class of vessels, due for delivery in 2022. This demonstrator, with an output power of 50kW, will produce electricity and heat using LNG the fuel used for the main engines on MSC Cruises’ World Class ships. The announcement was marked by the signing of the consortium agreement between the various partners involved.

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