The Triton

Where in the World

WhisperPower introduces new battery


WhisperPower, a Dutch manufacturer of hybrid power and propulsion systems for superyachts and commercial vessels, has added to its products line the Ion Power Basic, a lithium ion battery formulated with lithium, iron and phosphate cells (LiFePO4) that the company touts as a sustainable alternative to the conventional lead-acid battery.

WhisperPower credits the automotive industry and developments in electric driving for advances in the battery industry. The company asserts that the Ion Power Basic’s composition makes it safer than traditional lithium ion batteries that have a chemical composition of lithium-cobalt oxide and are known to be susceptible to overheating and spontaneous combustion.

According to the company, the battery’s higher cost is offset by its advantages over the lead-acid battery, including:

WhisperPower’s Ion Power Basic
  • up to 3 times longer lifespan;
  • 50% lighter and more compact;
  • minimal capacity loss in cold environments;
  • quicker charging; and
  • maintenance free, with no need for a trickle charger for periods when not in use.

In addition, the company says the Ion Power Basic has a constant, stable output voltage and its peak power remains high even if the battery is partially or almost completely discharged.

For more information, visit

Related Posts...
Rhode Island-based FarSounder has increased its navigation sonars’ capabilities by Read more...
ACR Electronics’ new SM-3 Automatic Buoy Marker Light is a Read more...
Colorado-based Blue Guard Innovations has released a new advanced control Read more...
BLU3 Inc., a subsidiary of Pompano Beach, Florida-based Brownie’s Marine Read more...
Japanese diesel engine and equipment manufacturer Yanmar Marine International has Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (46m) Cantieri Di Pisa in 2013, available for winter charter in the Bahamas and Caribbean, and summer charter in …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew …