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Safe, reliable and cost efficient operations are crucial for tugs, as is the need to comply with global and local environmental regulations. Our hybrid and fully electric solutions are designed with built in redundancy for enhanced reliability of operations, and can easily integrate alternative energy sources that allow you to comply with current and future environmental regulations. More importantly, hybrid or fully electrical operations reduces fuel consumption and maintenance costs.



Pulling ahead

In a collaboration with the Crowley Maritime Corporation, ABB is supplying the electrification technology to power the first all-electric, battery-powered harbor tugboat in the United States, and it is the third of its kind to enter operations worldwide. The eWolf is being equipped with a 6.2 MWh Corvus Orca Energy battery which will enable it to achieve around 63 metric tons of bollard pull, emissions-free. The operation of the new tug plans to eliminate 170 tons of nitrogen oxides (NOx), 2 tons of diesel particulate matter, and 3,100 tons of carbon dioxide over the first 10 years of operations.

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