SeaTech Solutions International and GRSE Pioneer India’s Green Maritime Innovation with E-VOLT 50 Electric Tug

SeaTech Solutions International and GRSE Pioneer India’s Green Maritime Innovation with E-VOLT 50 Electric Tug

Singapore, November 22, 2023 – In a significant stride towards India’s ambition of becoming a global hub for green shipbuilding by 2030, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd, inked a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Wednesday with SeaTech Solutions International, Shift Energy and the American Bureau of Shipping – ABS. The collaboration aims to bring to fruition the country’s first Electric Tug E-VOLT 50, a groundbreaking initiative poised to revolutionize India’s tugboat industry by curbing carbon emissions, enhancing operational efficiency, and establishing new benchmarks for performance and environmental sustainability. GRSE India will build Electric Tug based on the E-VOLT 50 design by SeaTech Solutions International.

(Source from Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd)

Highlighting the importance of the MOU, Cmde PR Hari, IN (Retd), Chairman and Managing Director, GRSE said: “We are excited to be part of this groundbreaking collaboration that combines the expertise of GRSE and three industry-leading organisations. “E-VOLT 50” is a bold step towards a cleaner and greener future for the maritime sector. By utilizing sustainable energy solutions and cutting-edge technology, we aim to redefine the standards of performance, efficiency, and environmental stewardship.”

Congratulating GRSE on their historical milestones, Prabjot Chopra, VP Technology at SeaTech Solutions said, “We are delighted work with GRSE, Shift Energy and ABS on this E-VOLT 50, India’s first Electric Tug, which will pave the way for India’s Green port operation.”

(Source from Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd)

As the collaborative efforts of GRSE, SeaTech Solutions International, Shift Energy, and ABS take shape, the Electric Tugs E-VOLT 50 project stands as a testament to India’s commitment to fostering a sustainable maritime industry that aligns with global environ4mental goals. This initiative reflects a pivotal moment in the evolution of green shipbuilding, marking a significant stride towards a cleaner, greener, and more efficient future for the maritime sector.


Company background

SeaTech Solutions International has built a strong reputation in vessel design and engineering excellence since its establishment in 2000. Its compendium of over 410 unique designs showcases extensive expertise, innovation and technology, propelling the company as a centre for marine and offshore excellence, offering a complete suite of competencies in-house, from design to engineering and consulting. To date, over 670 vessels operating worldwide bear the SeaTech hallmark of energy efficiency, safety and reliability.

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