Tag: <span>Hybrid</span>

A new system of health care
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A new system of health care

Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved its worth as a condition reporting service when the RoPax ferry Copenhagen developed a bearing fault, writes Jan Chirkowski, vice president of analytics & fleet operations within Kongsberg Maritime. Scandlines’ decision to implement Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved to be a prudent one when it identified a bearing...

ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos
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ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos

Norwegian operator ASKO Maritime has ordered SCHOTTEL EcoPellers and PumpJets for two new autonomous RoRo ships.  The 67-metre long vessels, which have been designed by Naval Dynamics in Norway and are being built at Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in India, will have full battery-electric propulsion and are designed for transporting trailers across Oslo Fjord between two...

SPBES and MJR Power partner to expand hybrid electric propulsion offering
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SPBES and MJR Power partner to expand hybrid electric propulsion offering

Industrial energy storage experts, Sterling PlanB (SPBES), and technical sales and service company MJR Power & Automation have announced a new partnership agreement, aimed at expanding access to purpose-designed energy storage solutions to UK-based customers in marine markets. Together, they increase access to hybrid and fully electric propulsion and power solutions throughout the sector. The...

Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution
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Østensjø Rederi upgrades vessels with Wärtsilä Hybrid solution

Two offshore construction vessels owned by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi will be retrofitted with the Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrade solution to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The upgrading project will allow less use of the ships’ engines with correspondingly lower levels of exhaust emissions while operating in dynamic positioning (DP) mode, and will also lower...

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’...

Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro
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Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro

Finnlines has begun construction of its second new hybrid ro-ro vessel at the Chinese Nanjing Jinling shipyard. The vessel is being built as part of the company’s EUR 500 million newbuilding programme, which includes three green hybrid ro-ro vessels as well as two eco-friendly Superstar ro-pax vessels to further increase Finnlines’ energy efficiency. The vessels will...

Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers
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Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers

A ferry operated by Norled and powered by a diesel-electric hybrid system and battery power has entered operation along the Norwegian Festøya-Solavågen route. Built at the Remontowa shipyard in Poland, the Festøya ferry is the first of four SCHOTTEL-equipped hybrid ferries for Norwegian ferry operator Norled.  Each of the four double-ended RoPax ferries feature two...

LAVLE and DEIF team up to advance vessel electrification
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LAVLE and DEIF team up to advance vessel electrification

LAVLE USA has announced a partnership with DEIF to work on a state-of-the-art power management solution for Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the marine market. LAVLE and DEIF will develop a hybrid controller based on DEIF’s ML300 platform and LAVLE’s Proteus ESS.  The partnership will include collaboration on power management functions such as Load Dependent...

Island Offshore takes delivery of Kongsberg hybrid battery solutions
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Island Offshore takes delivery of Kongsberg hybrid battery solutions

Kongsberg Maritime has been contracted by Norwegian solutions company Island Offshore to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three of the firm’s UT 776 CD-design Platform Supply Vessels. Two of the ships, Island Crusader and Island Contender, previously operated with a combination of Bergen LNG engines and Bergen Diesel engines, while the Island Commander deploys...

CleanDesign selects LAVLE Proteus ESS
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CleanDesign selects LAVLE Proteus ESS

CleanDesign Power Systems has selected the LAVLE Proteus Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage System (Proteus ESS) for inclusion in its hybrid power management system for drilling rigs in the oil and gas industry. CleanDesign’s hybrid energy management and battery power system optimises power generation on drilling rigs. The drilling rig setup consists of existing generators and...

Switching to a DC grid to solve the power challenge
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Switching to a DC grid to solve the power challenge

A big weakness of conventional AC electrical systems on ships is that they´re generally cumbersome, inefficient and potentially expensive to maintain, says Carlo Cecchi, director, business development, Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch. Switching to a DC grid based on state-of-the-art modular technology offers a unique degree of flexibility, improving energy efficiency and helping to...