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ABB Hybrid Power for Maine Ferry

Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for its new vessel, in a technology step change along one of the longest-established ferry routes in the United States. The new ferry is expected to cut up to 800 tons of carbon dioxide per year–an equivalent of emissions annually generated

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New Lab to Stress-Test Cyber Threats to Shipping

ABB Marine & Ports’ cybersecurity laboratory has opened at a key moment in shipping’s digital development as stricter maritime cybersecurity rules enter force on January 1, 2021. In line with the guidelines set out by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the new laboratory features hardware and software systems developed to help shipowners and operators combat the maritime industry’s growing cybersecurity

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ABB to Supply Electric Propulsion to Cruise Newbuilds

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ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. ABB will equip five newbuild vessels with Azipod electric propulsion, which has a proven ability to significantly reduce fuel consumption on board. Each cruise ship will be powered by twin Azipod units, bringing the

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New Publication: Thought Leadership on Powering Sustainability

ABB Marine & Ports has released the 2020 issue of Generations, the annual publication featuring business and technical insight from thought leaders around the world, representing a broad cross-section of business and society. This issue of Generations takes you from the bottom of the sea to the moon and back on a journey to discover how progressive thinkers are tackling the

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ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite

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ABB has launched the ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre-built, easy-to-use applications and services. It collects, contextualizes and converts operational, engineering and information technology data into actionable insights that help industries improve operations, optimize assetmanagement and streamline business processes safely and sustainably. Analyst studies suggest that industrial companies typically use only

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Developing Megawatt-Scale Fuel Cell Systems

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By Jostein Bogen Progress on developing the marine fuel cell as an energy source for ships is moving toward wider commercial application. Accelerating efforts in developing fuel cell technologies capable of powering ocean-going vessels, ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding with hydrogen specialist Hydrogène de France (HDF) with the intent to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems. Building on

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