WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

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 …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built Viking Line vessel has been extended to include the ABB Ability™ System …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Curious
ABB plugs Holland America Line into low-emission shore power worldwide

ABB plugs Holland America Line into low-emission shore power worldwide

In line with its “Electric. Digital. Connected.” vision for the maritime industry, ABB is playing a key role in Holland American Line’s goals of embracing new technologies to further minimize the …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Cruise
Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

The tanker Jabbar Hasimov owned by the Transport Fleet of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company underwent a complete overhaul. As part of the overhaul undertaken by Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant, the underwater and …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
ABB and Raytheon Anschütz bring the benefits of electric, digital and connected bridge to Ritz-Carlton

ABB and Raytheon Anschütz bring the benefits of electric, digital and connected bridge to Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first “anti-cruise” luxury vessel (see also CruiseMapper) will benefit from a full integration of ABB’s propulsion, automation and dynamic positioning package with …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Cruise
ABB wins $150 million order to grid-connect world’s largest offshore wind farm

ABB wins $150 million order to grid-connect world’s largest offshore wind farm

Key technologies and ABB AbilityTM solutions will integrate wind energy from Hornsea Project Two to the UK grid, powering more than 1.3 million homes. ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Danish energy …
Jul 13, 2018 /  Curious
ABB and Ballard Power Systems to jointly develop zero-emission fuel cell power plant for shipping industry

ABB and Ballard Power Systems to jointly develop zero-emission fuel cell power plant for shipping industry

ABB, the pioneering technology leader, and Ballard Power Systems, the leading global provider of innovative clean energy fuel cell solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on developing the …
Jun 27, 2018 /  Curious
ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for the Virgin Voyages’ new fleet (see also CruiseMapper). The initial Virgin Voyages vessel, due for delivery in 2020, will be the first of a fleet …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Cruise
ABB brings efficiency and sustainability through system integration to two new Indian ferries

ABB brings efficiency and sustainability through system integration to two new Indian ferries

ABB signs contract with Cochin Shipyard Ltd, the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India, to deliver a first-ever integrated power and automation package to an Indian shipowner. ABB’s contract with …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Vessels
ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology

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

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 …
Jun 12, 2018 /  Vessels