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ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels
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ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels

ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri ABB will equip five newbuild vessels with Azipod electric propulsion, which has a proven ability to significantly reduce fuel consumption onboard. Each cruise ship will be powered by twin...

ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers
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ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers

ABB has secured a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in excess of $300 million to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for six new specialised vessels that will transport LNG along the Northern Sea Route. Each of the six newbuild vessels will feature a trio of the largest and most powerful Azipod...

ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry
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ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry

Viking Line’s passenger ferry Viking XPRS is to make use of ABB Marine and Port’s shore connection technology during its stays at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn. The 2008-built ferry is deployed on the 2.5-hour route across the Baltic Sea between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland, typically docking in the Estonian city twice a day. ABB’s...

Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal
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Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal

Two new Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) will be equipped with battery technology and ABB electric solutions to achieve significant gains in fuel efficiency, operational flexibility and emissions reduction. The contract for the installation was secured with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The energy storage system was added at the request of the exploration and...

All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service
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All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service

Maid of the Mist has launched a new generation of ferries, running purely on sustainable electric power enabled by ABB. A pair of vessels installed with all-electric propulsion from ABB have been approved to enter service on October 6, 2020. The zero-emission ferries named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla, respectively in honor...

ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries
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ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries

ABB has won a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International to supply a full scope of integrated solutions that will reportedly cut fuel consumption by 40 per cent on two new P&O Ferries’ vessels. The hybrid propulsion solution, using electric power from 8.8MWh batteries and diesel generators, will cut fuel consumption and emissions on P&O Ferries’...

GESCO rolls out Tekomar XPERT engine performance software
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GESCO rolls out Tekomar XPERT engine performance software

Great Eastern Shipping Company (GESCO) has announced plans to install ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT engine performance monitoring and diagnostic software across its fleet of 46 tankers and bulk carriers. The development marks the first time that India’s largest private shipowner has rolled out fleetwide engine monitoring software. The roll out follows a successful trial on...

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology
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Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology

The newbuilt vessel, Shenhai 01, features a full scope of ABB’s electric, digital and connected solutions that help support sustainable operations and enhance safety and efficiency. The first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel is powered by ABB’s bridge-to-propeller technologies, including Azipod electric propulsion, energy storage system and state-of-the-art automation and control solutions that further optimise...

Towards autonomous shipping: social acceptance and regulatory hurdles
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Towards autonomous shipping: social acceptance and regulatory hurdles

The maritime industry’s progress towards autonomous shipping will largely depend on social acceptance and regulatory developments, says ABB Marine and Ports’ Capt. Eero Lehtovaara. In a discussion on shipping’s automation, Inmarsat, One Sea and ClassNK weigh in on what autonomous shipping means for the maritime industry. Humans in the loop   Capt. Eero Lehtovaara, head...

ABB pioneers drydock-to-drydock turbocharger service concept
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ABB pioneers drydock-to-drydock turbocharger service concept

ABB Turbocharging has introduced a holistic service package that offers shipowners financial predictability and peace of mind while reducing complexity and enabling greater insight into equipment health. Turbo MarineCare offers a turnkey solution to maintenance at a fixed price, providing continuous cover from drydock to drydock. Designed for customers with turbochargers for two-stroke engines, the...

ABB adds continuous evaluation function to engine performance software
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ABB adds continuous evaluation function to engine performance software

ABB Turbocharging has introduced a new digital offering to enhance the insights delivered by its engine performance diagnostics software, ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT. The new ‘continuous evaluation’ function allows the software to use engine data gathered by edge computing services, adding a new dimension to Tekomar XPERT’s monitoring, reporting and advisory capabilities. “Continuous evaluation allows...