Posts Tagged ‘ABB’

ABB powers tourists to the Niagara Falls with first US built all-electric vessels

ABB powers tourists to the Niagara Falls with first US built all-electric vessels
Maid of the Mist vessel rendering. Image courtesy of Maid of the Mist Corp ABB powers tourists to the Niagara Falls with first US built all-electric vessels NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK, US Niagara Falls tour operator Maid of the Mist orders two new passenger vessels sailing on pure electric power, enabled...
May 3rd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety
MS Finlandia. Photo courtesy of Eckerö Line ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision, will allow MS Finlandia to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking ABB and Eckerö Line teams will install...
April 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry
Iceland’s first electric ferry. Image by Polarkonsult New electric ferry to operate on an Icelandic route known for its harsh weather conditions will benefit from efficiency and sustainability enabled by ABB’s technology. ABB will supply integrated power and electric storage solutions to the Icelandic...
February 13th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week,...
December 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China
Opening of the new branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems Co., Ltd. in Zhoushan, China To continue to provide customers across the globe with greater access to ABB’s high-quality service and parts, ABB Turbocharging has announced the establishment of a branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems...
November 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB
Aurora electric ferry in open water. Image courtesy of ForSea Inauguration of Tycho Brahe and Aurora marks successful completion of a high-profile conversion project with ABB’s technology at its heart. The largest emission-free ferries in the world have been officially welcomed into service after guests...
November 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China
Viking Line cruise ferry. Image courtesy of Viking Line First marine automation system contract signed in China for a cruise ferry sets new benchmark for systems integration. ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built...
November 14th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB and SINTEF testing hydrogen fuel cells for main ship propulsion

ABB and SINTEF testing hydrogen fuel cells for main ship propulsion
The Color Magic The new research project seeks to provide the answers required for fuel cell technology to be delivered at the scale needed to power commercial and passenger ships. The testing methodology, to be developed at SINTEF Ocean’s Trondheim-based laboratory, will use two 30kW fuel cells,...
November 5th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht
ABB’s Onboard DC Grid™ on a superyacht – illustration ABB will deliver electric, digital and connected solutions for one of the first superyachts built to meet strict new emissions standards. The 80-meter superyacht, built at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany, will feature a wide scope of ABB’s...
September 27th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Sovcomflot and ABB open unique training centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University

Sovcomflot and ABB open unique training centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University
On 10 September 2018, the ceremonial opening of the Vessel Electric Propulsion Training Centre, at the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University, was held in Vladivostok as part of the 4th Eastern Economic Forum. The new facility focuses on preparing seafarers for work on vessels equipped with Azipod®...
September 11th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology

ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology
Edda Fides floating hotel vessel. Image courtesy of Edda Accommodation ABB has won a contract to supply an innovative ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS marine software for one of the world’s most advanced floating hotel vessels for offshore operation. The 600-person accommodation vessel...
June 12th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Tony deBrum declaration for shipping

Tony deBrum declaration for shipping
… Tristan Smith and Isabelle Rojon attend French event, dubbed as the ‘Tony deBrum Declaration’, talking about how zero carbon shipping is possible today. 26 March 2018 The event brings together high-profile politicians, to discuss commitments for the decarbonisation of shipping,...
March 26th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

ABB modernization adds 20 years’ service life to Canadian icebreakers

ABB modernization adds 20 years’ service life to Canadian icebreakers
The modernization of CCGS Pierre Radisson has been successfully completed in an upgrade program that will ultimately cover 10 ships in the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. ABB has successfully concluded the first modernization on a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) icebreaker, installing the latest hardware and...
December 20th, 2017 | Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China
ABB has added Shanghai to its global network of ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Centers, after formally opening a new facility to coincide with Marintec 2017. The center supports the shipping industry’s journey towards digitalization and ultimately safer and more efficient vessel operations. The...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB’s newest Azipod propulsion system exceeds expectations ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau, a division...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine

ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine
Integrated turbocharger monitoring capability to capture and analyze operational data. Digital turbocharging solutions launched at Marintec 2017  Growing the ABB Ability portfolio, ABB Turbocharging launches at Marintec 2017 in Shanghai its first digital turbocharging solutions for enhanced performance,...
December 5th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB acquires Tekomar and extends its ABB AbilityTM digital offering

ABB acquires Tekomar and extends its ABB AbilityTM digital offering
… ABB to offer digital engine performance monitoring solution  ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. has signed an agreement to acquire Tekomar Group Ltd. headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland.  ABB will further develop Tekomar’s digital solution for engine analytics and advisory systems enabling better...
October 24th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry
New Viking Line cruise ferry ABB to provide  Azipod propulsion system  for new Viking Line cruise ferry to be built in China, the first installation of Azipod propulsion in a cruise-ferry application. The vessel is to be built by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry co., Ltd. Additional scope of ABB’s supply...
October 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABB’s Onboard DC Grid enables integration of energy storage on specialized hybrid wind farm vessel

ABB’s Onboard DC Grid enables integration of energy storage on specialized hybrid wind farm vessel
Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ABB will optimize the safety and environmental credentials of a new Louis Dreyfus Armateurs wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) by installing Onboard DC Grid power distribution to enable the cost-efficient integration of batteries. As an integral part of the power...
August 22nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

China’s largest containerships, powered by ABB turbochargers

China’s largest containerships, powered by ABB turbochargers
Main engine on a container ship showing an A100-L type turbocharger Fleet of eleven containerships to be largest built in China, with ABB turbochargers ABB turbochargers are powering the main engines and auxiliary engines of the largest containership ever built in China, a 20,000 TEU vessel named COSCO...
June 29th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships
ABB will modernize 10 out of 14 Medium Icebreakers and High Endurance Multi Task Canadian Coast Guard ships to extend operational life of the vessels by another 20 years. These ships undertake major search and rescue operations and are instrumental in keeping northern Canadian shipping lanes ice free. “For...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharging opens two-stage turbocharging to a wider market

ABB Turbocharging opens two-stage turbocharging to a wider market
Power 2 800-M A new frame size for the Power2® 800-M two-stage turbocharging solution will allow more vessels to benefit from the high efficiency and fuel savings ABB Turbocharging will launch a new frame size for its two-stage turbocharging solution, Power2 800-M. With this addition to the portfolio,...
May 30th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions
Combining ABB Ability™ and IBM Watson for superior customer value ABB and IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers...
April 27th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future’

ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future’
… ABB has launched its Shipping 4.0 concept with a high-level roundtable discussion on the ‘Power of the Future.’ Industry leaders and journalists met with ABB experts to discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the maritime industry. In response to the changing needs of...
April 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More