Fishing and fish processing vessels are becoming increasingly sophisticated vessels . Like other marine segments, owners of fishing vessels are looking towards hybrid and all-electric propulsion systems to reduce their operating costs and environmental footprint.
Corvus energy storage systems (ESSs) have been deployed on some very impressive fishing vessels displaying a 25% fuel savings and a 25%-40% reduction in emissions . These results were as predicted. The owners were equally pleased with the benefits for the crew: Reduced noise and vibration, and increased sense of safety due to battery backup power.