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Ballard Power Systems’ FCwave™ is the first fuel cell module to be awarded DNV Type Approval for marine applications. It is a long-awaited breakthrough in commercializing fuel cell modules for vessels, offering a deployment-ready solution helping ship owners and operators reduce development time and cost as the marine industry makes the switch to zero-emission operations.

The Type Approval marks a major milestone in commercializing new technologies for vessels and is a breakthrough that will place fuel cells at the forefront of zero-emission solutions for the marine industry.

Accounting for approximately 3% of the world’s GHG emissions, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set ambitious targets aiming at cutting GHGs from ships by at least 50% by 2050.

News Releases

Announcement: Ballard Awarded Industry-First Type Approval by DNV for Marine Fuel Cell Module – FCwave ™ -  (April 6, 2022)

Ballard & ABB Receive Approval in Principle for High-Power Fuel Cell Concept to Power Ships (Feb. 23, 2022)

Ballard Announces Delivery of Two Class Approved FCwave™ Modules to Norled A/S (Feb. 2, 2022)

Ballard Introduces Fuel Cell Industry’s First Commercial Zero-Emission Module to Power Ships (Sept. 7, 2020)

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The Marine Team

Mark KammererMark Kammerer, B.A.Sc. Mech. Eng.
Sales and Business Development Director, Off-road
Ballard Power Systems Europe 

Mark Kammerer Directs the Business Development and Sales activities of Ballard Power Systems for non-road motive applications in the EMEA region.  Mark has over 20 years of experience in the hydrogen energy sector, in PEM fuel cell, electrolyzer and testing technologies, in North America, Europe and Japan.  Mark formerly worked for Hydrogenics, joining in Toronto after its initial public offering in 2001, where he managed Hydrogencs’ Global Sales Team and coordinated the company’s expansion in Europe, including 2019-2020 with Cummins.

Mark has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering and currently resides in Germany.

Kristina Fløche JuelsgaardKristina Fløche Juelsgaard
Director, Market Development
Ballard Power Systems Europe 

Kristina Fløche Juelsgaard’s focus is to bridge the gap between new technology and business to solve societal challenges. She heads Ballard Europe’s market development activities with a special focus on zero-emission fuel cell solutions for heavy duty motive and marine applications.

Kristina holds a master’s degree in International Energy Planning and loves to work with innovation and development. She has more than 20 years of experience with renewable energy technologies, integrating renewable energy sources, energy storage and smart energy solutions.

Thomas Therkild Petersen

Thomas Therkild Petersen
Product Line Manager, Marine
Ballard Power Systems Europe

Thomas T. Petersen joined Ballard in November 2021 as Product Line Manager for Marine. Thomas came from a position at CS electric – one of BPSE’s development partners.

Thomas has been with Maersk Drilling for 7 years and in the marine business all through his 25-year career. Thomas has significant marine expertise across the value chain, asset optimization and certification from Director and VP positions with Maersk, MacArtney and ABS (American Bureau of Shipping).


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JonnaJonna Christensen
Marketing & Media Relations
Ballard Power Systems Europe 


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FC solutions for zero emission marine vessels

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