Hydrogen Challenger

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Hydrogen Challenger
History
 Germany
Name: Hydrogen Challenger
Launched: 1967
General characteristics
Length: 216 ft 6 in (66 m)

Hydrogen Challenger is a 66-metre (216' 6") refitted coastal tanker for mobile hydrogen production, it is fitted with a vertical axis wind turbine that generates electricity for the electrolysis of water to fill the hydrogen storage tanks. The total storage and transportation capacity is 1,194 m³ (42,000 ft3), it is stationed in the German Bight or near Helgoland (where the most wind is) and docks in Bremerhaven where the produced hydrogen is delivered to the market.

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The conversion scheme was completed by the end of 2004.[1]

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