VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries. VTT paves the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Project coordination, fuel cell testing and performance evaluation, techno-economic evaluation and life-cycle assessmenet.

Edda Wind

Edda Wind provides service operation vessels and high-quality service to the global offshore wind industry, enabling its clients to generate renewable energy to meet the world’s growing energy needs.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Shipowner. The company owns the vessel where the planned LOHC/SOFC system will be installed and demonstrated.

Østensjø Rederi

Østensjø Rederi is a leading, innovative and environment-friendly supplier of high-quality maritime services. The company provides project and operational services within the segments of Towage, Offshore Accommodation, Off-shore Supply, Offshore Subsea and Offshore Wind vessels.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Ship operator. Development, integration and testing of the LOHC/FC system on-board the demonstration vessel, facilitation of approval process.

Johannes Østensjø dy AS

Johannes Østensjø dy AS is a privately owned company, established in 1974 by owner Johannes Østensjø. The company is involved on the owner side of Edda Wind, Østensjø Rederi and Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Involved on the owner side of Edda Wind, Østensjø Rederi and Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime. Will ensure project management and continuity on the project organization for its owned companies.

Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies

Hydrogenious LOHC adds the missing link to high-performing hydrogen value chains globally. Based on its proven Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology with benzyl toluene as carrier medium, the company allows for superior, flexible hydrogen supply to consumers in industry and mobility across the globe, utilizing conventional liquid-fuel infrastructure.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Developing the LOHC release unit that will be integrated onboard the ship.

Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime

Hydrogenious LOHC Maritime AS treads a new path towards safe zero-emission shipping. The joint venture of Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies and Østenjsø Group develops and markets an emission-free onboard propulsion system, based on a first of its kind LOHC/fuel cell solution.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Developing the combined LOHC/SOFC system that will be installed and demonstrated onboard the ship.

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

One of Germany‘s oldest and most distinguished universities, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) offers 40,000 students from around the world the ideal innovation-driven environment to kick-start their careers in Engineering, Business, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Law, and the Humanities.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Optimization of LOHC dehydrogenation performance for maritime applications and for the coupling with the SOFC.

Siemens Energy

One of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: System integrator. Implementation of LOHC/SOFC as energy source in combination with batteries etc. in the ship’s power system.


DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Technology qualification, risk assessment, Hazard identification analysis, process modelling and simulation at ship-level, optimization of integration of sub-systems.


ENGITEC Systems International (ESI) Ltd provides advanced inspection services, remote condition monitoring, development of customised data acquisition systems, advanced signal processing methods, software for industrial applications, and metallurgical expertise to its customers.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Definition of operational and technical specifications, design basis, evaluation and assessment of results and replication potential.


The National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “Demokritos”) is Greece’s largest multidisciplinary research center, focusing on basic and applied research in the areas of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Energy & Environment, Biosciences, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Informatics & Telecommunications.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Research partner. Modelling, simulation and optimization of energy systems, fuel cells and fuel handling systems, data analytics and condition monitoring.

GONDAN Shipbuilders

Established as a family company, GONDAN draws on its vast shipbuilding experience to optimize its business in all its phases, from conceptual design to sea trials. The company’s success is based on faithfully fulfilling its commitments to customers, strictly adhering to the agreed-upon quality, conditions and delivery deadlines.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Shipbuilders. Detailed design, vessel modifications, and installation of LOHC/SOFC system onboard demonstration vessel.

Maritime CleanTech

Maritime CleanTech is a world leading Norwegian business cluster within the development of new energy-efficient and environmentally friendly technologies for the ocean industries.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Dissemination, communication, and exploitation of the project’s objectives and results. Engagement with stakeholders in the maritime sector.


Deltamarin Group has 30 years of experience in providing ship design, offshore engineering and construction support services for marine and offshore industries worldwide. The company’s expertise covers fit-for-purpose designs in all ship types and offshore vessels.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Evaluating the technical and economic potential of integrating the LOHC/SOFC concept for other ship types. Expertise on naval architecture and ship design.


Teknotherm has a history dating back to 1926 as a designer, contractor and manufacturer of marine and industrial refrigeration systems. Today it is a company fully focused on serving the maritime industry and the offshore industry with high-quality Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration systems (HVAC+R).

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Integration and heat/cooling management of SOFC/LOHC system waste heat into the vessel system (calculation and design).

ANEK Lines

Focusing on innovation and investing on a passenger-oriented approach, ANEK LINES has brought a quality evolution in maritime transport, contributing to the development of the coastal shipping industry and establishing new routes in the Aegean and the Adriatic Sea.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Evaluation of the suitability of the LOHC/SOFC concept in ROPAX and other type of vessels (replication study).

National Technical University of Athens

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), sometimes known as Athens Polytechnic, is among the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions of Greece. The university comprises about 700 academic staff, 8,500 undergraduates and about 1,500 postgraduate students.

Key role(s) in Ship-aH2oy: Research partner. Advanced modelling and simulation support, formal optimization methodologies and tools, lifecycle analysis and proofing of concepts.