Tag: <span>ABB</span>

ABB to power world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carriers
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ABB to power world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carriers

The Japanese Shipowners’ Association has announced that the Japanese shipping industry will take on the challenge of achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. One of its most significant initiatives is e5 Lab, a consortium comprising Asahi Tanker., Exeno Yamamizu, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and Mitsubishi, with the purpose of developing renewably powered commercial...

New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent
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New shaft generator boosts energy efficiency by 4 per cent

The latest in-line shaft generator from ABB will enable ship operators to benefit from the efficiency, performance and reliability advantages of permanent magnet technology. The new generator brings flexibility and ease of installation to a wide range of vessels including bulk carriers, container carriers, liquid natural gas tankers and ferries transporting passengers and cars. The...

ABB and PONANT enter 10-year MarineCare service agreement
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ABB and PONANT enter 10-year MarineCare service agreement

Le Commandant Charcot, which recently became the first exploration cruise ship to reach the geographic North Pole, has signed up for ABB MarineCare services to ensure safe and sustainable operations. The comprehensive 10-year service agreement provides round-the-clock remote support, diagnostics and condition monitoring, as well as preventive and planned maintenance, and the critical spare parts...

ABB and Ballard secure DNV AiP for fuel cell concept
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ABB and Ballard secure DNV AiP for fuel cell concept

ABB and Ballard have received an AiP from DNV for their high-power fuel cell concept, which will support the energy needs of a diverse range of vessels requiring multiple 3 MW blocks of power. A cruise vessel operating in coastal areas could either run entirely on fuel cell power or switch to it when operating in...

ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port
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ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port

ABB’s new SureWave Static Frequency Converter ensures the static, seamless, and automated transfer of power from a ship’s onboard generator to an onshore power source, removing the need to use diesel burning generators when in port. Switching to this next generation of static conversion technology will enable shipowners to avoid fines and taxes imposed for...

ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries
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ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries

ABB power conversion technology has been chosen to supply power for five new electric ferries on the round-the-clock services crossing Amsterdam’s North Sea. The new ferries have been ordered by the city’s public transport company, Gemeentelijk vervoerbedrijf (GVB), as an important step in its strategy to become a sustainable, emission-free transportation company. By 2023 they...

ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers
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ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers

STX Engine’s customers selecting ABB Turbocharging’s Tekomar XPERT will benefit from optimised engine performance and reduced OPEX through fuel savings. This step comes following a new reseller agreement signed at Kormarine 2021. ABB Turbocharging’s digital performance optimisation platform Tekomar XPERT is applicable to any engine, transforming high quality, reliable engine operating data, into actionable insights...

Himalaya Shipping to fit 12 bulkers with ABB shaft generator solutions
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Himalaya Shipping to fit 12 bulkers with ABB shaft generator solutions

Himalaya Shipping has chosen to fit twelve of its ultra large bulk carriers with shaft generators with a Power-Take-Off (PTO) solution from ABB. The shaft generator solutions will comprise new drive systems and permanent magnet technology, improving the energy efficiency of these vessels by up to four per cent while enhancing operational flexibility. ABB’s full...

Swedish funding to support electrification of LNG/LBG vessels
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Swedish funding to support electrification of LNG/LBG vessels

Helios Nordic Energy together with partners Gotland Tech Development, METS Technology and ABB, has been granted financial support from the Swedish Energy Agency via the Energy Pilot Gotland programme to investigate how Destination Gotland’s two LNG/LBG vessels could receive increased electrification. The project will aim to decrease the ferries’ carbon emissions by 10 per cent...

ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines
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ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines

ABB’s A200-L turbochargers will be used on MAN Energy Solutions’ 5G70ME-C10.5-GA engines destined for six LNG carriers. The 174,000m3 vessels have been ordered by four shipowners including Korea Line Corp, PAN Ocean, Knutsen OAS and JP Morgan, under a long-term charter agreement with Shell. The turbochargers will be used on MAN’s low-pressure dual-fuel two-stroke engines,...

ABB launches containerised energy storage system
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ABB launches containerised energy storage system

ABB has responded to rising demand for low and zero emissions from ships by developing a containerised energy storage system (ESS) – a complete, plug-in solution to install sustainable marine energy storage at scale. The Containerised ESS is housed in a 20ft high-cube ISO container and ready to integrate with the vessel’s main power distribution...