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    SES orders Vacon AC drives for 16 vessels

    Equipment & 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.

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