The first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel is powered by ABB’s bridge-to-propeller technologies, including Azipod electric propulsion, ESS and state-of-the-art automation and control solutions that further optimize operational efficiencies.
The plug-in hybrid vessel, ‘Color Hybrid’, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft on 14 April 2019 and positioned quayside.
In cooperation with shipowner Bernhard Schulte, Ulstein Design & Solutions has designed a diesel-electric propulsion system assisted by batteries to reduce operating hours on the main engines, save fuel and reduce environmental footprint.
GTT concluded, a contract with the Norwegian shipyard VARD for the supply of the LNG tanks of the expedition ship PONANT Icebreaker.
ABS published the ABS Guide for DC Power Distribution Systems for Marine and Offshore Applications (DC Power Guide), developed to support safe application of hybrid power in the marine and offshore industries.
The construction of the ‘Color Hybrid’ reached an important milestone 16 April which marked the assembly start of the 14 large blocks at Crist in Gdynia, Poland.
Switijnk Shipping is aiming to develop a hybrid Flettner Freighter to contribute mitigating climate change and leading the transition towards sustainable shipping in both economic as environmental terms.
Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide battery power to 4 SEACOR platform supply vessels.
Fincantieri’s subsidiary, “VARD” has signed a contract worth approx. €270 Million with PONANT for the design and construction of one luxury polar expedition cruise vessel.