Siem Offshore orders three new battery packages
Siem Offshore is taking an active role in the shift towards greener operations, and in line with the Company’s strategic focus to proactively reduce its environmental footprint, we are pleased to announce that we have signed contracts for an additional three battery packages.
For one of our OSCV’s an order has been placed with VARD Electro AS for a double battery system with DC-link allowing the vessel to operate for 1 hour in fully electric mode, in addition to provide estimated fuel savings in excess of 20%. Installation will take place in Q1-2022.
For our dual fuel LNG PSV Siem Thiima anorder has been placed with Kongsberg Maritime AS for a hybrid battery packageincluding shore power facilities. Installation will take place in Q1-2022.
Similar, for the dual fuel LNG PSV Siem Pride, an order for hybrid battery package has been placed with Wartsila Norway AS. Installation will take place in Q1-2022.
Hence, following the recently completed battery installation onboard Siem Symphony, all of our three PSV LNG-vessels will then shortly be able to deliver safe, efficient and even more environmentally friendly operations through their second-to-none high-end specification and tribrid propulsion setup.
‘We are very pleased to see how well our customers and end clients are responding to these environmental upgrades, which will even further reduce their operating cost and carbon footprint’, says Operation Manager Jon August Houge.
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