Combining best features of diesel electric and mechanical propulsion

De Hoop’s fast supply vessel for the Gulf of Mexico features a novel hybrid diesel and electric propulsion system

Dag Pike looks at a Dutch innovation in diesel electric propulsion, fitted to an offshore supply vessel for service in the US, which is claimed to provide substantial fuel savings and increased flexibility.

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