to build on China trader Jinling ShipyarD, Yangzhou, and delivered in 2025, Kongsberg’s share is nearly $12 million and includes steering gears, rudders, controllable-pitch propellers, tunnel thrusters and thruster control systems, integrated automation systems including Vessel Insight, propulsion control systems and deck machinery. This is in addition to design and engineering services.
The new ships aim to reduce CO2 emissions using methanol-fueled engines, wind-assisted propulsion, hybrid battery systems and shore power. Wind assist technology is said to reduce emissions by up to 19%in addition to the 40% reduction achieved on Tärntank’s six previous ships.
The new ships should have one Energy Efficiency Design Index nearly 40% below the requirements for Phase 3 by 2025. Tärntank officials have said they believe wind assist propulsion is one of the most promising fuel economy measures in the shipping industry.
Source: News Network
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