Shaft generators: Savings, considerations and the business case

HHI and KSOE have got together to develop a ‘direct on’ Engine Mounted Generator, the first 1.3MW model being combined with a large 24.5MW main engine onboard SK Shipping’s new 318,000dwt VLCC. Photo: HHI

Shaft generators can save operating costs, reduce emissions and raise a ship’s environmental profile, but they require more thought than ever writes Stevie Knight

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