• 2019 February 27 10:30

    Norwegian Electric Systems receives an order from Fjord1 to supply the electrical and automation package

    Norway’s biggest ferry company Fjord1 has chosen Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the electrical and automation package to be used in the modification of MF Norangsfjord. The modifications are scheduled for the last half of 2019. The ferry will serve the Aukra–Hollingsholmen route, where the quay at Hollingsholmen will be modified to include a complete charging system.

    Good cooperation between Fjord1 and NES NES has delivered a number of hybrid electric propulsion systems in recent years for Fjord1’s new ferries.

    NES has previously converted diesel-powered ferries to diesel-electric propulsion ferries, and this will be the first ferry to be modified to run as a hybrid fully-electric ferry.

    NES will deliver system integration and calculations for MF Norangsfjord’s modification to a hybrid ferry. The newly developed QuadroMaster DC power distribution board with the state-of-the-art Odin’s Eye DC grid solution are also part of the delivery.
     
    The main services and components of the delivery are:
     System integration and calculations
     QuadroMaster® DC power distribution board, including Odin’s Eye® and frequency converters
     Battery systems
     Charging system with plugs and transformers
     Upgrade of the vessel’s IAS and PMS system
     Integration of the reporting system Ship Performance Monitoring (SPM)

    Onshore deliveries comprise:
     System integration and calculations
     Charging plug
     Power electronics, including batteries and charging system


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