SBM OFFSHORE E-RACING TEAM
SBM Offshore (Organization)
SBM Offshore teams compete to the energy class challenge for the forth year.During our first participation, the event created a lot of enthusiasm in the teams involved for sure but also in SBM in general. It appeared clearly as well that the event organized by the Yacht Club Monaco promoting all sustainable forms of propulsion was perfectly in line with SBM vision, i.e. the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. Compete to the Boat Challenge was and is a concrete opportunity to share our experience to make this vision happen. In that frame the first team initiated the idea in 2019 to power the boat with H2 through a fuel cell. In 2020, the second team focused its efforts on the eco conceptual aspects for the design of the cockpit. In 2021, the new team - which involved few members of the two last editions – had the ambition of making the synthesis of the works performed by its predecessors. In that frame, on an analysis point of view, the new team targets as well to increase the performance and the reliability of the system. Last but not the least, the 2021 team enlarged its scope by proposing a prototype of a floating device that will enable to generate H2 from water. Success was met as the team finished second rank and the team was granted with the innovation price. 2022 will be focused on speed and ranking to pick up the first place. At terms, this will close the loop of our sustainable and eco conceptual way to address the problematic around energy by proposing a boat that will be propelled with hydrogen sustainably produced from the same water on which it will navigate. It perfectly matches SBM Offshore ambition to reduce emissions throughout our activities (emissionZERO programme). We are Energy Committed.
SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company leads the market in leased floating production systems, with multiple units currently in operation worldwide, and has a unique breadth of operational experience in this field. SBM Offshore is active in multiple offshore energy
markets − oil, gas and renewables. Within the Renewables market, the Company focuses on floating offshore wind and wave energy, as well as investing in research and development of products for future markets. SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come.