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Energy Storage for Ships and Marine Batteries

UB-50-12 Batteries for Ship and Marine Use

Class Approved | Marine Batteries | Safe & Reliable | Recyclable

In-cooperation with The Furukawa Battery Company of Japan, Eco Marine Power is able to supply a range of energy storage solutions and marine batteries for use on ships or for hybrid marine and offshore applications.

The high quality and long life batteries from Furukawa Battery can be supplied either as part of an integrated marine renewable energy solution or supplied as stand-alone battery packs (with cables) or individual units.

Batteries can also be supplied in specially designed marine grade frames or with pre-configured mounting racks that can be assembled on site.

 

Applications for Ship Batteries and Marine Batteries

  • Energy storage for Aquarius Marine Solar Power and Aquarius MAS + Solar.
  • Energy storage for marine or coastal Photovoltaic (PV) systems.
  • Energy storage and battery packs for ships and offshore applications.
  • Emergency back-up power storage for ships, offshore structures & marine craft.
  • Batteries for electric ships or ships with electrical propulsion.
  • Battery packs for river boats & passenger ferries.
  • Energy storage for offshore renewable energy facilities.
  • Land-based applications such as voltage stabilization for renewable energy power facilities..

 

Furukawa Battery - High Quality VRLA and Hybrid Batteries. Over 90% Recyclable.

Furukawa Batteries for Ship and Marine Use

The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of storage batteries and electrical machinery in Japan and internationally. Furukawa Battery products include batteries for use in cars, motorcycles, electric vehicles, trains, aircraft, telecommunications, ships, renewable energy applications and spacecraft.

Furukawa Battery was established in 1950 and has a number of manufacturing facilities located both in Japan and in S.E. Asia.

The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd. has been certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 quality standards plus the batteries listed below have been accepted for use on Classed vessels by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK).

 

Furukawa Battery | Batteries for Ships & Marine Applications

FCP Series Battery Units

Furukawa Cycle Power (FCP) series battery units are available in various configurations ranging from 12VDC to 96VDC and are supplied complete with a modular design mounting rack for superior vibration resistance. The space saving design of the unit also reduces installation and maintenance time. FCP series batteries are ideally suited for renewable energy applications and their long life (approximately 15 years) and low maintenance requirements make them ideal for use on ships

 

FCP-1000 (12V, 1000Ah/10Hr) Battery Unit

Unit Type
FCP-1000-12 Furukawa Battery FCP-1000
Cells 6 Cells
Voltage 12V
Capacity (10Hr) 1000Ah
Rated Energy Capacity 12kWh
Dimensions (approx) 314(h) x 1141(w) x 505(d) mm
Weight (approx) 500 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



FCP-1000 (48V, 1000Ah/10Hr) Battery Unit

Unit Type
FCP-1000-12 x 4 Units
Furukawa FCP-1000 48V Battery Rack
Cells 24 Cells
Voltage 48V
Capacity (10Hr) 1000Ah
Rated Energy Capacity 48kWh
Dimensions (approx) 1464(h) x 1141(w) x 560(d) mm
Weight (approx) 2,030 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



More Information: FCP Series Product Brochure (Link to Furukawa Battery Website)

 

UltraBattery® (UB) Series

 

High quality, high performance batteries approved for marine use using innovative hybrid battery technology. Batteries are made in Japan by Furukawa Battery.


Hybrid batteries that incorporate unique ultracapacitor technology!

Features:

  • Capacitor is fused at the electrode level
  • Excellent charge acceptance
  • Improved charge-discharge rate
  • High performance
  • Long-life
  • Recyclable

 

Ultra Battery Configuration by Furukawa Battery
Configuration of UltraBattery from The Furukawa Battery Company

 

UltraBattery UB-50-12 

UB-50-12 valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries or battery packs are the ideal solution for smart grid, wind power and solar power applications and can be used on ships. UB-50-12 batteries can be supplied as individual units or as a pack for use with EMP solar power solution. Marine grade battery frame kits are available in 3.6kWh sets or customised frames can be supplied as requested.


Battery Type
UB-50-12 ClassNK Approved UB-50 Battery for Ships
Voltage 12V
Capacity (20Hr) 50Ah
Dimensions (approx) 220(h) x 363(w) x 128(d) mm
Nominal Energy 600Wh
Weight (approx) 22 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UB-50-12 Battery Packs

Safe, reliable and recyclable battery packs will be available in 2.4kWh and 3.6kWh configurations. Multiple battery packs can be installed together to provide the amount of energy storage needed from small scale installations to larger energy storage projects.

UB-50-12 Hybrid Battery Packs from Eco Marine Power


UltraBattery UB-1000

UltraBattery UB-1000 Nominal Voltage 2V. Nominal energy capacity 2000 Wh.

Expected cycle-life: Approximately 4000 cycles. (25℃, DOD70%, 1.0C10A)

Please Note: This is an expected value based on our recommended use condition, and different from a guaranteed value.

These high capacity batteries can be supplied as individual units or along with mounting frames suitable for use on ships or land-based facilities.

More Information: UB Series (UltraBattery) (Link to Furukawa Battery Website)

 

 

 

 

 

FC38-12 Batteries

FC38-12 (12V, 38Ah/20HR) VRLA Battery (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) FC38-12 batteries are ideal for small marine solar power applications (i.e. up to around 5kWp) and can be supplied either as a battery pack set or as individual 12V units. A major advantage of the FC38-12 is that it’s relatively small size and light weight makes it ideal for installation into small (but ventilated) spaces on-board ships and other vessels.

Battery Type
FC38-12 Furukawa Battery FC-38-12
Voltage 12V
Capacity (20Hr) 38Ah
Dimensions (approx) 172(h) x 165(w) x 197(d) mm
Self Discharge (at 25oC) Less than 0.1% per day
Weight (approx) 15.5 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Size dimensions in mm

 

Other Batteries Available


Links to Furukawa Battery Website and Brochures

Other Marine Lead-Acid Batteries (PDF)

Batteries for Industrial Use

Batteries for Transportation

 

See also: Marine Batteries and Ship Batteries FAQ

 

 

ClassNK Approval for FCP Series Batteries

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) Approval Certificate for FCP-500 and FCP-1000 Batteries

Approval certificates for UltraBattery Series and FC-38-12 also available.

 
         
 

 
 
 
 
 
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