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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...

ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug
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ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug

An ABB electric propulsion, power, energy storage, control and automation system has been chosen to power a tug operating in Singapore harbour. The tug has been ordered by Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Jurong Marine Services for delivery from the Sembcorp Marine shipyard by the end of 2020. The tug will switch between liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

Fuel cells a step closer to powering large ships
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Fuel cells a step closer to powering large ships

ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels. Building on an existing collaboration announced on June 27, 2018 with Ballard Power Systems, ABB and HDF intend to optimise fuel cell manufacturing capabilities to produce a megawatt-scale power plant...

ABB delivers zero-emission technology recommendations to US Congress
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ABB delivers zero-emission technology recommendations to US Congress

ABB Marine & Ports has delivered a testimony to the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about the role of marine technologies in cutting global shipping emissions. ABB presented a comprehensive approach to reducing marine emissions at a hearing in front the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. The hearing on...

ABB completes electric propulsion delivery for advanced icebreaking fleet
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ABB completes electric propulsion delivery for advanced icebreaking fleet

ABB has completed delivery of electric propulsion systems to the final vessel in a 15-ship series, which will enter service for the Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. Yakov Gakkel, owned by joint venture between Teekay LNG Partners and China LNG Partners, joins a fleet of 15 specially designed tankers transporting LNG year-round from one...