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ABB is an experienced supplier of electric power production, propulsion and automation systems for cruise industry with a history of innovations, Azipod® propulsion being the most significant example. Azipod propulsion has become an industry standard in the cruise segment, with the proven ability to cut fuel consumption by up to 20 percent compared to traditional shaftline propulsion systems. Since the first installation over 25 years ago, Azipod propulsion has saved approximately 700,000 tons of fuel while clocking up close to 15 million running hours at an impressive availability rate of 99.8 percent.

We are your global cruise partner for safe, efficient and sustainable operations

Passenger safety

Superior maneuverability in all weather conditions with redundant electrical system and real time operational support.

Reliability of operating systems

Proven high reliability on propulsion ensured by optimally maintained systems enabling continuous operation throughout lifetime.

Operational effciency

Flexibility of using different power sources to optimized operational needs. Propulsion efficiency enabling highest hydrodynamic performance and precise maneuvering leads to time savings in ports.



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Marcus Högblom

VP Global Sales
Segment Manager, Passenger vessels
Head of Sales, HBL Finland
+358 503 321 900


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