ABB has provided electric systems for vessels for more than 110 years. Today, well over 1,300 ships employ ABB’s electric system, and more than 900 vessels are connected to the ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Centers for remote support. ABB seeks to equip the marine industry with electric, digital and connected solutions that maximize the full potential of vessels and enable a safe, efficient and sustainable ship operations.


Fuel Cells Tested for First-Ever Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Conversion

By ABB 2019-04-11 11:36:35

ABB and the SINTEF Ocean laboratory in Trondheim will assess how fuel cells and batteries can best function together for short-distance ferry operations, and how Fiskerstrand can integrate them with other engine room systems. The tests will also provide insight into the introduction of hydrogen fuel cells for future reviews of the rules covering shipboard use of hydrogen. The tests will simulate the conditions the ferry is expected to encounter on a high frequency 10km route to ensure that the...

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