HLB has built the first Korean hydrogen powered ship, named Bluebird, equipping with 25KW fuel cell.
The max speed is 13knots and the max operating time is 8 hours. The generated electrical energy is converted to 25Kw, 370V of electricity via a DC-DC converter, whic is either stored in the Li-ion or supplied to the twin electrical outboard motors to run the boat.
HLB is designated as a special hydrogen-powered ship Regulatory Free Zone operator in Dec 2021, and is in the process of demonstion of hydrogen-powered ships until Dec 2023.
HLB will put more efforts to establish the standards for hydrogen-powered ships and secure reliable data, in order to achieve the goal of making safe ships.