Tag: <span>ABB</span>

Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime
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Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime

A desk study from ABB focusing on the ATLANTIS offshore test location, off the coast of Viana do Castelo, Portugal, concludes that the gains are available to operators prepared to commit to fast-emerging robotised maintenance technology.    The safe transfer of personnel between a support vessel and an offshore turbine platform is often the limiting factor...

ABB to deliver vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard
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ABB to deliver vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard

ABB has been awarded a National Individual Standing Offer (NISO) to provide full-scope services for equipment installed on board Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, reducing maintenance costs and increasing uptime.  The NISO covers the full range of remote diagnostics and global technical support, cyber security, condition monitoring, spare parts, operational reviews, preventive maintenance and drydocking...

ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent
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ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, now available for shipping companies, is demonstrating how advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence can drive better decisions and significant efficiency gains. ABB Ability Genix is a scalable advanced analytics platform that collects operational, engineering and information technology data from onboard equipment and converts it into actionable...

Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software
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Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software

Hyundai Global Services (HGS) has partnered with ABB to offer ABB’s Tekomar XPERT engine performance optimisation software. Under the agreement, HGS will recommend the solution as an enhancement option for all vessels built by Hyundai Heavy Industries from 2018. ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT uses advanced modelling based on operational data to optimise engine performance. The...

ABB launches new emission monitoring solution
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ABB launches new emission monitoring solution

ABB has launched a new emission monitoring solution to help the maritime industry keep track of its CO2 footprint and achieve ambitious decarbonisation targets. The digital solution, CEMcaptain, is a multi-component analyser system designed to increase onboard safety, provide process optimisation and substantially reduce ownership costs. CEMcaptain continuously provides real-time data offering reliable measurement of...

ABB to power South Korea’s first domestic zero-emissions ferry
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ABB to power South Korea’s first domestic zero-emissions ferry

ABB has secured a contract with Haemin Heavy Industries shipyard to provide a complete power and propulsion solution for Busan Port Authority’s first all-electric passenger ferry. The new ferry represents the first commitment by South Korean authorities to a plan which will see 140 state-owned conventionally powered vessels replaced with those operating on cleaner alternatives...

Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion
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Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds equipped with ABB’s Azipod propulsion. The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package of electric, digital and connected solutions from ABB. The...

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 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...