First electric US tug challenges European hegemony


US logistics, marine and energy service provider Crowley has accepted delivery of eWolf, the US’s first all-electric ship-handling tug.

The vessel was designed by Crowley’s own engineering services team and developed in collaboration with federal, state and local government partners. It will operate at Port of San Diego, where the shoreside infrastructure includes a microgrid charging and storage station with operations expected to begin in spring 2024.

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