Social Calendar at World Hydrogen Week 


9 - 13 October 2023, Rotterdam

Green Shipping Training Vessel Tour

Tour the future of green shipping aboard training vessel ‘Ab Initio’
Taking place exclusively for World Hydrogen Week attendees on board the ‘Ab Initio’ ship, docked at Leuvehoofd Dock, just a short walk from the World Trade Centre, Rotterdam. You can book into one of three 1-hour tours for just €50.

Why join?

  • Discover how this vessel is used to explore, test and demonstrate groundbreaking green technologies

  • See the hydrogen fuel cell system on board and understand how its been integrated 

  • Gain insights on the fuel cell system’s regulatory compliance

  • Ask your questions to hydrogen technology experts

Facts and Figures about Ab Initio:

  • Measures 67 meters in length and 8.2 meters in width

  • Has a maximum draft of 1.8 meters

  • Boasts multiple generators, an extensive battery pack, 200 m² of solar panels, a hydrogen fuel cell, and an onboard wastewater treatment system

  • Can operate emission-free for up to 4 hours consecutively and up to 8 hours with the use of hydrogen

Location of Leuvehoofd Dock

Each group will leave World Hydrogen Congress at the World Trade Centre and walk over to the dock where the tour begins