Norwegian Electric Systems Wins Two New Contracts

Tor Leif Mongstad, President & CEO of NES

By MarEx 2016-03-08 09:28:09

Norwegian Electric Systems recently won the contract for a complete diesel electric system for a new windfarm service vessel and an electrical system for a live fish carrier. End of December 2015 NES delivered two electrical systems for vessels built at Havyard Ship. This means that NES maintains continuity regarding the operation and succeed with their strategy in a demanding market.

The new vessel is a brand new design and developed in close cooperation between Havyard Design & Solutions and ESVAGT, which will be the shipowner. HD831 SOV will be built at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey and is developed to serve smaller windfarms. The vessel is compact and efficient, but at thesame time has ample capacity to transport service personnel and equipment.

NES is to deliver the diesel electric system for this vessel which will be the 6th vessel owned by ESVAGT to which NES delivers its service and system. The latest delivery NES had for ESVAGT was two standby support vessels, built at ASL Marine Holdings Ltd, which was handed over 3rd quarter in 2015.

The new windfarm vessel will be ready for delivery second half of 2017 and NES scope of supply is:

2 x Norwegian Electric Main prop. Motors 1000kW, 0-1200RPM, PM90V

2 x Norwegian Electric motor for tunnel thrusters 500kW, 0-1200RPM, 690V

2 x Norwegian Electric Quadro Drive for main propeller 1000kW, 690V

2 x Norwegian Electric Quadro Drive for tunnel thrusters 500kW, 690V

2 x Norwegian Electric Systems Main Switchboards 690V/440V/230V, EMSB 690V/230V

10 x Norwegian Electric Transformers from 200kVA to 80 kVA, 690/440/230V

1 x Norwegian Electric B.O.S.S. (Black Out Safety System)

1 x Norwegian Electric R.A.S (Remote Assistance System)

•Project Management

•Electrical studies/ analysis

•Commissioning and sea trial

“Norwegian Electric Systems looks at this as a great vote of confidence to be assigned this contract and we will do our utmost to make both yard and owner satisfied”, says Tor Leif Mongstad, President & CEO of NES.

NES has also signed a contract for an electrical system for NFT`s (Norsk Fisketransport) new live fish carrier, hull no. 127, a HD587 design which also will be built at Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik. The ship shall be ready for delivery April 2017 and is the sister ship of hull no. 127 “Namsos” to which NES completed the delivery of the electrical system in December 2015.

Scope of supply:

1 x Norwegian Electric Shaft Generator 1200RPM/2500kVA/2000kW/440V

2 x Norwegian Electric Aux Generators 1800RPM/1175kVA/940kW/440V

1 x Norwegian Electric Motor for Bow Thruster 1196RPM/800kW/440V

1 x Norwegian Electric Motor for Stern Thruster 1800RPM/600kW/440V

1 x Norwegian Electric Main Switchboard 230V and 440V

1 x Norwegian Electric Emergency Switchboard 440/230V

•Project Management

•Electrical studies/ analysis

•Commissioning and sea trial

Harry Bøe, CEO in NFT, says that he has great faith in this kind of live fish carriers and Tor Leif Mongstad, president and CEO of NES, says that the fishing industry is a huge and future-oriented segment for NES` products.

End of December Norwegian Electric Systems delivered its first total electrical system for an icebreaker. Hull no. 122 “Aleut” HD843 ICE, built at Havyard Ship Technology, Leirvik for the Russian shipowner FEMCO. NES has received positive feedback both from the owner FEMCO as well as the yard for an excellent delivery.

“NES has changed the focus from OSV to other segments such as fishing vessels, ferries, fish breeding, passenger/ cruise vessels, Ro-Pax and merchant vessels and we will during 2016 and the future years meet heavy competition from our competitors. We are well equipped to meet this competition both with our reliable and innovative solutions as well as dedicated employees” says Tor Leif Mongstad. “During 2015 NES made some changes and restructuring of the organization which will make us competitive in a tight market. Norwegian Electric Systems has built up a high capacity within energy storage/ battery hybrid and the company has already a test station for hybrid electric systems ready at Janaflaten 10 in Godvik, Bergen. Knowledge is very important on this future-oriented area”.

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