ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord

ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord

ABB to deliver benefits of integrated vessel systems to two dredgers built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, securing a first full-scope power, automation and navigation contract for specialized dredger …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Curious
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control integrates DP2 to increase safety across entire vessel operating profile

ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control integrates DP2 to increase safety across entire vessel operating profile

ABB adds dynamic positioning 2 (DP2) functionality to ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control, the solution that enhances vessel command execution and enables operators to focus on safer maneuvering Designed to optimize …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells ABB strengthens its position as the marine market’s …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
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

Niagara Falls tour operator Maid of the Mist orders two new passenger vessels sailing on pure electric power, enabled by ABB’s technology Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

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 (see also CruiseMapper) to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking. Caption: MS Finlandia - …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
ABB to deliver full power and propulsion package for Seabourn’s two new ultra-luxury expedition cruise ships

ABB to deliver full power and propulsion package for Seabourn’s two new ultra-luxury expedition cruise ships

Sustaining its strong track record in the expedition ship market, ABB secures power and propulsion contract for the two debut Seabourn (see also CruiseMapper) ultra-luxury expedition vessels The contract covers two …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
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

ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital systems for the second icegoing cruise ship to be built for Lindblad Expeditions (see also CruiseMapper) by Ulstein Destined to take …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Cruise
ABB wins contract to power the first Chinese-built cruise vessel

ABB wins contract to power the first Chinese-built cruise vessel

In a historic deal with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), ABB will supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for China’s first domestically built cruise ship. ABB has been awarded a …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Cruise
Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Iranian state TV says careless loading of cargo has capsized a ship in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, sending port workers scrambling to retrieve any of the 153 containers that were suddenly submerged. The report …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Accidents
ABB helps ferry achieve exceptional fuel savings with first chiller optimization project for marine

ABB helps ferry achieve exceptional fuel savings with first chiller optimization project for marine

ABB’s chiller optimization solution for passenger ships achieves over 18% energy savings on board ferry La Suprema. Caption: La Suprema - Photo by GNV   ABB and Italian shipping company GNV (Grandi …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels