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FEATURE ARTICLE

Norwegian Electric Systems Electrifies Work Ships & Ferries for Rugged Northern Seas

In the waters of the North and Baltic seas, it is not only wind
turbines that are employing high-energy magnetic systems. Due
to the enterprising capabilities of Norwegian Electric Systems,
more ferries and commercial vessels are going hybrid-electric
and full electric powered by NES propulsion systems many of
which include the company's special-built motors, generators
and transformers designed to withstand extremely rugged marine
conditions through rough seas and ice.
The photo above shows one of the vessels in a milestone series
of orders for NES, electrifying the propulsion system and adding
its navigation and control systems to multiple vessels belonging to ESVAGT which operates service ships for offshore wind
farms. The latest order, worth NOK 21 million, involved installing
NES' integrated automation system, navigation and communication package with its Concept Bridge. Based in Denmark,
ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea. Its
fleet of more than 40 vessels provide service and rescue operations in offshore waters, particularly serving offshore oil & gas
and windfarm operations.

Svein Ove Farstad
of NES

"NES have previously delivered propulsion
systems to ESVAGT. The fact that we have
now sold ten concept solutions with automation and bridge solutions, as well as five
propulsion systems to one and the same
customer, is a milestone for us," says Svein
Ove Farstad of NES, general manager
sales and marketing. The first equipment
package with engineering for the latest
order was planned for delivery in March.

In another recent project, NES added its
transformers to an Estonian ferry in which it upgraded the vessel's diesel electric propulsion system to a battery-hybrid system.
The project was expected to reduce the consumption of diesel

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fuel by one fifth as a result. NES has equipped numerous ferries
in the region with battery power, some retrofits and others new
shipbuilding.

Ferry in Estonia fitted with NES transformers as part of electrification
project
In another recent project, NES added its transformers to an
Estonian ferry in which it upgraded the vessel's diesel electric
propulsion system to a battery-hybrid system. The project was
expected to reduce the consumption of diesel fuel by one fifth as
a result. NES has equipped numerous ferries in the region with
battery power, some retrofits and others new shipbuilding.

Double jacket motor from NES

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Editor’s Choice/ Features
Norwegian Electric Systems Electrifies Work Ships & Ferries for Rugged Northern Seas
Goudsmit Develops Steel Sheet Separator with Fail-Safe Magnet & Assists Hyperloop Project in Netherlands
Development of a High-Field, Non-Insulated, High Temperature Superconducting Magnet for Fusion Research and Other Applications
Research & Development
Product News
Industry News
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Penn State Scientists Develop a New Mechanism to Harvest Stray Magnetic Fields
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Magnetics Business & Technology - July/August 2020 - Norwegian Electric Systems Electrifies Work Ships & Ferries for Rugged Northern Seas
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