Maritime Administration November 18, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance (META) Program Workshop on Battery Applications in Maritime Transportation
Document Number: 2016-27757
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-18
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD), in cooperation with Det Norske Veritas-Germanischer Lloyd, American Bureau of Shipping, and The American Society for Testing and Materials, will hold a workshop to share information and gather input related to the application of high- power batteries in maritime transportation. The workshop is being held as part of the Agency's Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance (META) Program. Information received during the workshop will be used to enhance Agency and maritime industry stakeholders' understanding of the state of technology, potential design requirements for electric powered and hybrid electric vessels, and areas for future research, development and demonstration projects.