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 AS and from the following images (shot with a 50 megapixel Hasselblad)...

July 2, 2014
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
OPera power systems
Engineering News

DNV Launches the OPera Concept, a High Voltage Floating Power Station

As oil and gas companies extend their presence to remote and ultra-deep waters, one of their main challenges is to maintain environmentally responsible operations while maximizing returns on investment.  Just...

September 18, 2012
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Viking Lady eidesvik offshore
Blog

How to Get the Most Out of Your Ship’s Electrical System

By Fathom-CTech, This week the spotlight turns to auxiliary power and electrical loads with a particular focus on inefficiencies within electrical systems. The topic of reduction of auxiliary power and electrical...

August 9, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
onboard dc grid abb
Blog

How Shipboard DC Power Saves You Money, and Reduces Environmental Impact [INFOGRAPHIC]

– By ABB Marine The Onboard DC grid provides a highly efficient power distribution system that allows a wide range of seagoing vessels to cut their fuel consumption as well...

February 22, 2012
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Saturday, January 14, 2012
carnival elation azipod
Incidents

Loss of Electrical Power…Possible Cause of Costa Concordia Tragedy?

**UPDATE 15 Jan 12**: The Costa Concordia does not have azimuthing “pod-type” thrusters. Many modern cruise ships are unique from other ships such as tankers, containerships, and most warships, in...

January 14, 2012
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Friday, January 13, 2012
abb ship electrical power distribution onboard dcgrid
Engineering News

Exciting Times in Marine Engineering – A Look at the Evolution and Future of Electrical Power [VIDEO]

With power generation, grids and networks constantly expanding, the need for additional efficient and environmentally friendly power has never been greater. Technologies based on direct current (DC) power can dramatically...

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 67