Monday, June 8, 2015
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Engineering News

Inside the Home of ABB Azipods [IMAGES]

With the roll-out of ABB’s Azipod “D” series of gearless thruster this past March, I decided to make my way over to Helsinki to see

June 8, 2015
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Maritime News

ABB Introduces New ‘Azipod D’ Electric Thruster

Swiss-based power and automation group ABB has introduced a new addition to its line of Azipod propulsion systems to the growing electric propulsion market.

March 24, 2015
Total Views: 187

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ABB Wins Repeat Azipod Order from Norwegian Cruise Lines

Swiss-based power and automation technology company ABB says it has been awarded a contract worth $60 million to deliver Azipod propulsion and power systems to

March 17, 2015
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Monday, March 16, 2015
tallink shuttle ferry
Engineering News

Tallink Group Chooses ABB and Wärtsilä to Power New Baltic Sea Ferry

A new ROPAX ferry to connect Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki was commissioned last month by the Tallink Group and will be built by Meyer Turku shipyard in

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 59

Monday, February 23, 2015
pioneer green dolphin bulk carrier
Engineering News

Pioneer Marine Invests in Operational Efficiency Technology for Newbuild Fleet

Singapore-based ship owner Pioneer Marine entered the dry bulk sector in 2013 on the only upswing the industry has seen in the past three years, and since then

February 23, 2015
Total Views: 18

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Engineering News

ABB to Supply Power Systems for Petronas’ Next FLNG Facility

ABB, the Swiss power and automation group announced today it will be playing an important role in the development of Petronas’ second floating LNG

February 5, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015
lng carrier
Engineering News

ABB to Provide Power and Propulsion to Chinese-Built LNG Carriers

ABB reports today they will be supplying the electrical propulsion systems for the four new LNG carriers that were ordered from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 56

Monday, January 19, 2015
abb azipod
Engineering News

Star Cruises’ Newbuilds to Feature ABB Azipod XO Technology

Star Cruises’ new ships under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard will powered by ABB’s latest generation Azipod XO propulsion technology,

January 19, 2015
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
ABB turbocharger
Engineering News

ABB Turbocharging Brings Breath of Fresh Air

As shipping continues to face the challenges of tightening regulation and market conditions, ABB Turbocharging says marine equipment must be able to adapt to

January 14, 2015
Total Views: 55

Monday, December 8, 2014
DCV5000 abb

ABB to Outfit Offshore Construction Newbuild With Digitally Integrated Systems

   ABB, the Switzerland-based power and automation technology giant, has been chosen by an undisclosed offshore contractor to deliver a cutting-edge

December 8, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
optimarin ballast water treatment system
Maritime News

SMM Hamburg Kicks Off

Within 20 minutes of arriving in Hamburg yesterday I was sitting at my first press conference of the week, the first of many I will attend this week while

September 9, 2014
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Friday, September 5, 2014
neptune lines ro-ro
Engineering News

Neptune Lines Steps Up to Maintenance Management Agreement

Neptune Lines has signed a comprehensive three year Maintenance Management Agreement (MMA) with ABB Turbocharging that the Mediterranean and Black Sea shortsea

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
abb azipods finland
Engineering News

Building an ABB Azipod [TIME LAPSE]

Ever had to pull apart one of ABB’s Azipods? The following video might look familiar then.  These huge externally-mounted high voltage thrusters

September 3, 2014
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Maritime News

ABB to Build First Power Link From Newfoundland to U.S. Markets

ABB Ltd., the world’s largest maker of transformers, won a $400 million contract to build the first electricity link between Newfoundland and the North

July 9, 2014
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
dina star oscv
Engineering News

Revolutionary New Power System Could be a Game-Changer for the Offshore Sector

The DP2-equipped light construction / ROV vessel Dina Star was delivered last year by Kleven Shipyard to Fonnes-based shipowner, Myklebusthaug Offshore

July 2, 2014
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Picchiotti motor yacht grace perini navi
Engineering News

Megayacht Powered by Azipods? Yup.

Not only does she have a pair of ABB Azipods installed, but this Perini Navi-built yacht is even outfitted with a Dynamic Positioning system. Named Grace E,

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 172

Friday, December 6, 2013
abb azipod
Engineering News

ABB Wins Landmark Azipod Order

ABB announced today a $180 million order to deliver complete electrical power plants and Azipod XO propulsion systems for six new cruise liners.  With this

December 6, 2013
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
abb azipod icebreaking supply vessel

ABB Azipods Ordered for New Russian Icebreakers

Russia’s State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (SMRCC) has two new rescue and salvage icebreakers under construction at Nordic Yards GmbH in Germany.

September 25, 2013
Total Views: 83

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
dolwin alpha thialf

Thialf Installs World’s Highest-Voltage Offshore Converter Station

Thialf, the world’s largest crane vessel was recently put to work in the North Sea by Swiss power and automation group, ABB, to install the world’s

August 27, 2013
Total Views: 27

Monday, July 8, 2013
jumbo javelin heavy lift
Engineering News

OCTOPUS-Onboard: Optimizing Seagoing Operations with Software [INTERVIEW]

While in Houston earlier this year, I caught up with Leon Adegeest, a Dutch entrepreneur who, along with his team, developed a particularly useful software

July 8, 2013
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