SES orders Vacon AC drives for 16 vesselsEquipment & Technology // April 7, 2006
Vacon in Finland has recently signed several major contracts with its Norwegian partner Scandinavian Electric Systems (SES) for the supply of AC drives with a total power of about 150MW.
SES will provide equipment for a total of 16 diesel electric vessels. A majority of the Vacon AC drives will be used for the control of main propulsion and thrusters.
The orders also include a few high-power drives for the control of seismic compressors.
Deliveries will be made in 2006 and 2007.