From inland vessels to sailing solar parks

Enjoy the benefits of solar energy. Save costs and make inland shipping more sustainable.

Available this Autumn 2021

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Use the Energy of the Sun

Save Smart
Save on fuel, shore power, and generator maintenance costs. After a payback period of less than 7 years, you produce clean energy for free.
Go Green
Transport goods with the power of the sun. Reduce the emission of harmful substances and contribute to the Green Deal ambitions.
Enjoy Comfort
Experience generator-free days and nights as well as clean air. Allow yourself and local residents to enjoy the silence.
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Technology

Highest Quality
Highly efficient. Robust design. Dirt-resistant solar panels. Lightweight, and designed for inland shipping.
Plug & play systeem
The solarhatches function as a generator on your on-board grid, immediately reducing load on existing diesel generators.
Stackable & Interchangeable
Suitable for Friesche Kap hatches with low stack height. Interchangeable with existing hatches.
Insight into energy yield
Monitor each individual solar panel and see your profit from the sun anytime, anywhere.

Yield Calculator

Curious how much solar energy you can generate with your ship? Wondering how much fuel you can save with this?

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In pictures

Some examples

Basis
96 zonnepanelen
8 trio hatches
  • Save directly on fuel and shore power
  • Experience what the sun can do
  • 8 000 liters saved per year*
  • Small battery pack
110 Meter Vessel
264 zonnepanelen
22 trio hatches
  • Maximum generator-free days
  • Minimal use of shore power
  • 22 000 liters saved per year*
  • Battery pack according to use
135 Meter Vessel
348 zonnepanelen
29 trio hatches
  • Maximum generator-free days
  • Minimal use of shore power/li>
  • 29 000 liters saved per year*
  • Battery pack according to use

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About Blommaert & Wattlab

Blommaert

In 1978, Blommaert started with the design and production of hatches made of aluminum for inland shipping. More than 40 years later, they have become the market leader. Blommaert has a very extensive range of solutions for inland shipping, mobile roofs for land installations, and aluminum constructions for industry.

Wattlab

Wattlab develops custom solar panel systems. Wattlab's origins lie in the Vattenfall Solar Team of TU Delft, a multiple world champion team with their solar car Nuna. Building on their expertise, they now also make innovative solar panel applications possible for inland shipping.

Our mission

Our mission is to make inland shipping more sustainable while also creating independence for the captains and crews. In the coming years, we will see transport ships and barges sail increasingly emission-free. Which, when idle, even generate green energy for companies or households in the neighbourhood. In this way, we will transform inland navigation into floating solar parks.

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