Tackling the engine speed optimisation challenge

Optimising the rotational speed of generator sets using Dynamic AC could save a large cruiseship up to 2,000 tonnes of fuel a year, ABB claims

In April, ABB Marine and Ports revealed its Dynamic AC system, the latest innovation in its quest to improve fuel efficiency for diesel-electric vessels. The Motorship spoke to programme manager electrical systems Sami Kanerva about the new concept.

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