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Posted on 18 March 2019

VISEDO powering ferries in Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VISEDO marine partner Electric Power Conversion BV has received order from Työvene shipyard to deliver the power generation and propulsion solution for two new build Diesel-Electric ferry boats for the city of Gothenburg in Sweden.

Diesel electic ferry boat

Picture by: Uudenkaupungin Työvene Oy

The systems will be constructed with the latest design using VISEDO-EPC DC-grid topology minimizing the need for additional electric equipment in the vessel compared to standard AC-grid solution still widely used in the marine applications today.

By using the ultra compact VISEDO PowerMASTER inverters and PowerDRUM Permanent magent generators and propulsion motors the solution results in over 60% space and weight savings compared to other DC-bus solutions based on standard water cooled inverters, synchronous generators and induction motors - not to mention to traditional AC-bus solutions. The full systems are to be delivered to the two vessels in the summer 2014.

Electric Power Conversion (EPC) specializes in hybrid diesel-electric and full electric power train solutions for Marine and Mobile Equipment market. Utilizing European industries' leading products we supply the leading DC-grid and AC-grid power distribution system that enables the full benefits of (variable) speed gen-sets, energy storage systems, fuel cell systems and conversion systems.

Contact details: HERE

Visedo Oy develops, manufactures and delivers electrical drive trains for heavy mobile work machine, marine vessel and bus applications. The drive trains are suitable for both hybrid electric (HEV) and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for harsh operating environments. The latest technology offers the optimal solutions to save fuel and to lower emission and noise levels. The company is located in Lappeenranta, Finland.

 

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