Sondre is the managing director for the Maritime Battery Forum, working with the member companies to make maritime batteries a global success. He holds a MSc degree in Naval Architecture, specialising in Marine Operations and Marine System Design and Logistics, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). When not working in the MBF he is a consultant at DNV GL Maritime Advisory, working with energy efficiency and concept development, involving several battery hybrid feasibility studies.
Batteries have made their entry into the world of maritime and have over a few years gone from a few special projects to becoming more of a norm for new projects. The presentation will show the status of batteries in the commercial fleet, using the Maritime Battery Forum ship database. The presentation will discuss development in segments, technology and location in the world, and will provide the conference participant with the latest situation picture for commercial vessels using batteries in the world.