J.J. Ugland’s New PSV Has a Very Unique Propulsion System

Kleven Verft's Ulsteinvik shipyard delivered the 5,000 dwt PSV Juanita this month to shipowner J.J. Ugland, with a very unique feature. This ship was designed by Salt Ship Design in Norway and is powered by a pair of in-line contra-rotating propellers which are controlled independently by two highly efficient permanent magnet motors.  This propulsion system was designed as … [Read more...]

Scana Wins $8.8 Million in Propulsion System Orders

Norway-based Scana Propulsion signed a contract today to deliver the propulsion system for an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) being built by Vard Brattvåg for Bourbon Offshore Norway. The AHTS is of design type Vard 2-12, designed by Vard Design. "We are proud to be selected by Vard and Bourbon Offshore Norway for supply of propulsion system to this … [Read more...]