Deltamarin revealed that the ABB Azipod electric propulsion system for ferries could save up to $1.7 million in annual fuel costs per vessel, strengthening Azipod propulsion’s market-leading position.
With the increase in demand for alternative propulsion systems that not only improve the overall efficiency of the ship but also reduce the carbon footprints, innovators in the shipping industry are leaving no stone unturned to find a solution to this grave problem.
Azipod XL, the latest version of ABB`s market leading podded electric propulsion system, further increases vessel fuel efficiency to an unprecedented level of up to 20 percent.
A series of SKF innovations featuring in the propulsion units on ice-breaking liquefied natural gas tankers are ensuring reliability and reduced life cycle costs despite operating in the harshest conditions.
Azipod propulsion debuts on Chinese icebreaker market after being chosen to power polar science research vessel
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply the power, propulsion and energy storage solution for two of the most innovative vessels operating in the offshore oil and gas sector.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply the entire electric system to provide power throughout the vessel and five high performance Azipod propulsion units for the 175-meter long Chinese mega-crane vessel, Hua Tian Long.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a repeat order worth US $60 million to deliver complete electrical power plants and Azipod® XO fuel-saving electric propulsion systems for Carnival Corporation’s two new cruise vessels.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded the Innovation of the Year Award for the recently introduced Azipod D electric propulsion product at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.