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being developed for generating electric- technology from an environmental point software for ? ve new vessels for Genting quality, safety, productivity and customer ity from waste heat and for the cooling of view. Group cruise operators Crystal Cruises pro? t. In a fascinating session, company of accommodation: these developments The Jets Edge comes in two versions: and Star Cruises, all ? ve featuring ABB CEO Harvard Notøy demonstrated how offer considerable potential fuel savings the EdgeM01 and the EdgeM01-D, propulsion, with three Crystal Cruises these technologies work, with a special- for exploration cruise vessels, which can which is especially designed to handle ships being powered by two Azipod D ized viewing system that shows a 3D im- have an average heat demand of about larger volumes of ? uids. The Jets Edge units each, and two Star Cruises ‘Glob- age of, for example, a ship or a ship’s en- 800 kW when operating in cold climates. can be used in ships, yachts, cabins, and al Class’ ships being powered by three gine, which the viewer can move around trains: anywhere a compact, high-capac- Azipod XO thrusters each. All ? ve ships by physically moving around the room

Ultra-low-water-consumption ity and low-energy sanitary system using will have an ABB electric power plant while at the same time being able to ex-

Sanitary System a minimum of water is needed. and automated system installed, as well pand the image for a more in-depth view

Ulstein Group supplier Jets has as the OCTOPUS ABB Ability Marine by clicking his ? ngers. Such a system launched its new Jets Edge vacuum sani- Power, Automation & Propulsion Advisory System. can be used to assist maintenance staff, tary system. Sanitary systems on ships ABB Marine and Ports has a global In another contract, a Ritz-Carlton for example, and includes menus that in- worldwide were revolutionized when the presence, employing 1,800 marine and Yacht Collection vessel to be built at struct mechanics and engineers on how company launched the ? rst Vacuumara- 300 port professionals at 35 service sta- H.J. Astilleros Barreras in Spain and set to successfully carry out maintenance tor pump onto the market in 1989, as this tions in 23 countries worldwide. The to sail in 2019 will be provided with Azi- operations. The technology is adaptable was a much more compact, ef? cient and main marine markets of the business pod DO propulsion systems, generators, for a wide variety of other applications reliable piece of technology than any include the cruise and ferry, offshore, a main switchboard, bow thruster motors (for example, medical surgery) and is previous system. Jets further cemented ice-going, cargo and specialized ves- and starters, and an ABB Integrated Au- set to become the industry standard for its position as a leading vacuum sanitary sel sectors, where it supplies propulsion tomation System. guiding the performance of a wide range systems supplier with another signi? - products, electrical systems, automation The world’s ? rst luxury-cruise ice- of industrial operational procedures.

cant milestone in 2000 when the modern and software, and integrated operations, breaker ship, Le Ponant Icebreaker version of the Vacuumarator pump was while for ports it serves bulk and con- ICEBREAKER, which will be built at released. Its bene? ts included in-line tainer terminals with automated bulk the Vard Søviknes yard in Norway and vacuum generation, no foaming, a fully and container handling and provides is scheduled to set sail in 2021, will be integrated macerator, no need for a col- electri? cation and IT as part of its port provided with ABB generators, switch-

For further information visit lecting tank, a more compact size than infrastructure and shore-to-ship power board, propulsion transformer, propul- the following websites: before, simple and ? exible installation, service. sion units, tunnel thrusters, batteries and easy retro? ts, and very low energy con- ABB will deliver a comprehensive remote control system. sumption. Now, by re? ning the technol- package of power, automation and pro- ogy, Jets is able to present the company’s pulsion solutions for a new Linblad Expe- Augmented/Mixed Reality & Mari- newest Vacuumarator pump, Jets Edge. ditions Holdings polar expedition vessel time Ops

The system has very low water con- being built by Ulstein Verft, including its Fostech AS was established in Oc- sumption, thereby meeting growing con- main propulsion units, tunnel thrusters, tober, 2015 and has of? ce locations in cerns about water shortages worldwide. distribution transformers, a drive system Fosnavaag and Ålesund. The company

In addition, testing has shown that the and switchboards. In addition, German develops augmented and mixed reality

Jets Edge is more energy ef? cient than shipbuilder MV WERFTEN has ordered solutions with the goal of adding value its predecessors, making it an attractive ABB propulsion, automation and marine for maritime customers by improving

The very-low-water- consumption Jets Edge can be used in ships, yachts, cabins, and trains: anywhere a com- pact, high-capacity and low-energy sanitary sys- tem using a minimum of water is needed.

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