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Bureau Veritas Approval for Electric and Hybrid Propulsion System

hybrid propulsionAnglo Belgian Corporation has been issued with the Bureau Veritas approval and notations for its hybrid solutions. Now, ABC is able to offer serial hybrid propulsion systems for workboats and, in collaboration with selected industrial partners, can serve as a one-stop shop for complete propulsion systems for its customers. The approval makes it possible for the company to offer a hybrid propulsion system with various options including main engines, complete generator sets, power management systems, alternative power sources and even complete propulsion packages. Given the current and future environmental regulations, these types of systems provide a flexible solution to answer current and future demands of customers. The first target market for these hybrid systems is workboats such as tug boats, utility/support vessels, pusher boats, OSVs, platform supply vessels and many more. Both the combination of mechanical and/or electric propulsion systems (up to 15MW) belong to the offer. As a result, ABC can also respond to the demand of inland waterway vessels, tug boats, coasters, container feeders, dredgers, military applications and more.

ABC’s propulsion system options will be able to offer three modes described in the new Bureau Veritas notation:

  • PM (Power Management mode)
  • PB (Power Backup mode)
  • ZE (Zero Emission mode)