Hybrid Marine Propulsion

The HyMar project was undertaken to study the technology, the environmental reality and the economics of hybrid marine propulsion systems.

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Under the auspices of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, and with the cooperation and support of a host of electrical- and hybrid-equipment suppliers, a research program dubbed HyMar (for Hybrid Marine) was undertaken specifically to study the technology, the environmental reality and the economics of hybrid marine propulsion systems.