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Press releases

  Nov 8 ABB and Royal Caribbean Group collaborate to make emergency stops safer and more efficient
  Nov 24 ABB shaft generator systems to support ten COSCO Shipping container vessels with energy efficiency
  Nov 8 ABB and Royal Caribbean Group collaborate to make emergency stops safer and more efficient
  Oct 31 ABB to maximize fuel efficiency on world’s first CO2 carriers for Northern Lights carbon capture project
  Sep 29 ABB Decoded podcast: Technologies for greener shipping
  Sep 26 ABB and MAN to collaborate on dual-fuel electric propulsion solutions for LNG carriers
  Sep 7 ABB and Wallenius Marine introduce pioneering digital offering driving efficiency gains for ships
  Aug 24 ABB wins Azipod® propulsion and integrated systems order for Van Oord offshore wind installation Jack Up Vessel (JUV)
  Aug 23 Frøy selects ABB’s power system for new hybrid live-fish carrier
  Aug 22 ABB and Keppel O&M verify next level of vessel autonomy with collision avoidance trials
  Jun 30 ABB to power Japan’s first electric tugboat for efficient and sustainable operations
  Jun 15 ABB Crane OCR to improve safety, efficiency and data quality at SSA Manzanillo International Terminal in Panama
  Jun 8 ABB to lead turnkey project for largest shore-to-ship solution in France
  May 24 ABB Crane OCR with QuayPro module makes successful debut at Exolgan container terminal in Argentina
  Apr 27 ABB’s integrated ship operating systems receive key cyber security certification from DNV
  Apr 27 ABB to power two new Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection vessels with Azipod® electric propulsion
  Apr 19 ABB to power world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carriers
  Apr 4 Making sea traffic more sustainable: ABB technology to power new hybrid-electric ferries
  Mar 30 ABB and PONANT enter 10-year MarineCare service agreement for increased vessel safety and uptime
  Feb 23 ABB and Ballard reach milestone toward fuel cell-powered marine transport
  Feb 7 ABB wins systems order for Eneti’s next-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessels



  Dec 07 Generations: Business insight
Heart’s desire | ABB

  Nov 30 Generations: Business insight
Enabling green growth
  Nov 24 Web story
ABB Ports at your service: supporting operations on land and at sea
  Nov 18 Did You Know?
Maid of the Mist
  Nov 11 Generations: Technical insight
Hydrogen based shore power system
  Nov 9 Generations: Business insight
CO₂llecting potential: from shipping gas to greenhouse growth

  Nov 1 Generations: Business insight
THOR: shipping’s new superhero?

  Oct 19 Web story
Automation and remote crane operations prime new Swedish container terminal for the future
  Oct 18 ABB Review
Sealing the future
  Oct 6 Podcast
Shipping – propelling into a sustainable future
  Oct 5 Web story
ABB and Incat sign LOI to develop lightweight hybrid-electric ferry
  Oct 5 Generations: Technical insight
Cooperative Vessel Operations enabled through autonomous systems
  Sep 30 Did you know?
Remote Crane Operations
  Sep 29 Podcast
Technologies for greener shipping
  Sep 29 Group web story
ABB leads with technology for greener shipping on World Maritime Day

  Sep 28 Video story
Operating 50-meter cargo cranes…remotely
  Sep 28 Generations: Business insight
Protecting the grid, facilitating the future
  Sep 1 Generations: Business insight
tURN it down!
  Aug 31 Generations: Technical insight
Recent development of icebreaking ship propulsion
  Aug 26 Did you know?
Onboard DC Grid™
  Aug 11 Did you know?
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision
  Aug 10 Web story
ABB Ability™ OCTOPUS widens operating window for wind farm development
  Jul 18 ABB Review
Remote voyages
  Jun 28 Generations: Business insight
Juneau plugs into clean air innovation
  Jun 22 Generations: Technical insight
Fusion powered container vessel concept
  Jun 21 Generations: Business insight
Architecture, innovation, and sustainability: Q&A with Katrin Foerster
  May 25 Web story
Collaboration between industry and academia towards a more sustainable future
  May 25 Generations: Technical insight
Modeling and HIL simulation of a fuel cell-fed hybrid power and propulsion system
  May 19
Generations: Technical insight
Hybrid batteries and fuel cells-based vessel power trains: System integration
  May 17 ABB Review
Deep data
  May 16 ABB Review
Pulling ahead
  May 16 Generations: Business insight
Up to the challenge of the open ocean

  May 11 Web story
ABB system optimizes vessel performance, efficiency and sustainability
  May 10 ABB Review
Navigating the future
  May 10 Generations: Business insight
Building ocean ambitions
  Apr 29 Did you know?
Shaft Generator
  Apr 26 Video story
ABB technology helps deliver healthcare with the Global Mercy hospital ship
  Apr 26 Generations: Business insight
Paving the way to zero-emission cruising
  Apr 25 Web story
ABB shore connection powers sustainable future for the cruise ship Artania
  Apr 12 Generations: Business insight
Deep geothermal energy – red-hot resource for a green planet
  Apr 5 Generations: Business insight
Breathing new life into an old favorite
  Feb 22 Generations: Business insight
Stairway to the sun – solar power from space reaching reality
  Feb 3 Web story
ABB Azipod® propulsion leading the way in Arctic waters for over 15 years
  Jan 28 Did you know?
Shore Connection


Press releases

  Dec. 16 ABB’s Azipod® propulsion factory in Shanghai marks 10-year anniversary
  Dec. 9 ABB to enable smooth sailing for a 100-meter-plus superyacht
  Dec. 1 ABB to become technology partner for world’s first methanol-hydrogen fuel cell towboat
  Nov. 25 ABB Azipod® propulsion wins Finnish Engineering Award
  Nov. 23 ABB’s new digital solution helps optimize ship performance across fleets
  Nov. 15 ABB to equip twelve Himalaya Shipping bulk carriers with shaft generator solutions for maximum efficiency
  Oct. 27 ABB launches C-CAMs automation solution for merchant marine vessels
  Oct. 26 ABB Ability™ OCTOPUS selected by Spliethoff Group to optimize safety for yacht transportation
  Sep. 21 ABB’s Eero Lehtovaara appointed Chair of EU association Waterborne Technology Platform
  Sep. 13 PONANT’s polar explorer reaches North Pole with ABB technology, setting new standards for cruise
  Sep. 8 ABB containerized energy storage offers plug-in battery power for a wide range of ships
  Aug. 24 ABB to fit Tallink Megastar ferry with shore connection for emission-free port stays
  Aug. 5  Azipod® propulsion marks 300th vessel milestone with eco-friendly Orange Marine cable ship contract
  Jul. 29 ABB to power first fully electric U.S. tugboat for maximum efficiency and zero-emission operations
  Jul. 5 ABB further enhances efficiency of Azipod® electric propulsion with digital solution
  Jun. 30 ABB completes key stage in DNV cyber security type approval process for vessel systems
  Jun. 29 ABB technology enables world’s largest civilian hospital ship to access even the most challenging harbors
  Jun. 21 ABB and Keppel O&M reach key autonomy milestone with remote vessel operation trial in Port of Singapore
  Jun. 8 ABB Decoded: Celebrating 30 years of Azipod® electric propulsion
  Jun. 8 ABB future-proofs sustainable operation of Monterey Bay ocean research vessel
  Jun. 1 ABB’s OCTOPUS software finds smart way to increase wind vessel uptime by 35 percent
  May 12 ABB Marine Academy supports customers with Blended Learning
  May 11 ABB software to enable energy savings and performance gains for Tallink’s new ferry MyStar
  Apr. 12 ABB sets course for sustainable river transport with ten all-electric Lisbon ferries
  Apr. 6 ABB Azipod® electric propulsion marks 30 years of excellence at sea
  Mar. 30 ABB to provide comprehensive vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard fleet
  Mar. 9 ABB technology to support iconic U.S. ferry’s move to hybrid-electric operations
  Feb. 25 United Wind takes ABB advisory software fleetwide to boost safety and efficiency of operations
  Feb. 17 ABB Marine & Ports expands in Turkey and Saudi Arabia to support existing and new customers
  Feb. 10 ABB software can help ships improve efficiency and cut fuel consumption
  Jan. 28 ABB to power South Korea’s first domestic zero-emissions ferry
  Jan. 18 ABB Azipod® electric propulsion makes bulk carrier debut in Oldendorff ship delivery
  Jan. 13 ABB to provide Azipod® electric propulsion for eco-friendly superyacht


Press releases

  Des. 15 ABB Marine & Ports opens new lab to stress-test cyber threats to shipping
  Nov. 17 ABB wins major power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels
  Nov. 12 ABB’s OCTOPUS software to uncover savings for offshore wind farms as part of EU project ATLANTIS
  Nov. 9 ABB puts sustainable power solution at heart of FrøyGruppen’s innovative live fish carrier
  Nov. 2 ABB Azipod® icebreaking propulsion to power a fleet of newbuild LNG carriers
  Oct. 21 ABB delivers sustainable shore connection technology for Viking Line’s high-speed ferry
  Oct. 14 ABB wins contract to equip Knutsen shuttle tankers with electric solutions for higher efficiency and sustainability
  Oct. 5 New all-electric Niagara Falls tour ferries powered by ABB enter service
  Sep. 23 ABB powers P&O super-ferries towards new sustainable transport era
  Sep. 14 Wasaline launch confirms growing ferry preference for ABB’s Azipod® electric propulsion
  Sep. 9 China’s first hybrid-electric rescue vessel relies on ABB technology for safety and sustainability
  Jul. 13 ABB to power the world’s largest diamond recovery vessel for De Beers
  Jun. 16 ABB wins hybrid power order for sustainable live fish carrier
  Jun. 8 ABB marine software to boost ship safety and efficiency for Roll Group
  Jun. 5 ABB provides 24/7 remote support to Sovcomflot’s trailblazing LNG carrier on the Northern Sea Route

  Jun. 4 ABB partners with Vigor to pave the way for Washington State Ferries’ shift towards zero-emission fleet
  Jun. 4 DNV GL and ABB launch new MOU to advance marine digitalization with a remote signing ceremony
  Apr. 15 ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug for efficient and sustainable operations
  Apr. 8 ABB brings fuel cell technology a step closer to powering large ships
  Apr. 8 ABB increases remote support for ships to help customers during the COVID-19 outbreak
  Mar. 16 How ABB technology is supporting a sustainable future for Arctic shipping
  Mar. 10 ABB wins system contract for Japan’s first super-size wind turbine installation vessel
  Mar. 5 ABB and DNV GL make history with first vessel cybersecurity verification
  Jan. 14 ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress


Press releases

  Dec. 13 ABB wins contract to power Genting’s next-generation cruise vessels
  Dec. 11 ABB completes delivery for the world's most advanced icebreaking LNG carrier fleet
  Oct. 21
ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore
  Sep. 19 South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power
  Sep. 11 ABB enables emissions-free port stay in Marseille for Corsica Linea ferries
  Sep. 2 First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier
  Aug. 23 Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history  

  Aug. 1

ABB to enhance safety of Sovcomflot’s ice-going fleet with remote diagnostics support


  Jun. 18

ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord


  Jun. 6

ABB to modernize Italian lakes ferry with hybrid conversion project


  Jun. 5

ABB Azipod® electric propulsion can save $1.7 million in fuel costs annually, study shows


  Jun. 5

ABB expands Azipod® power range for ferries and RoPax vessels


  Jun. 4

ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control integrates DP2 to increase safety across entire vessel operating profile


  May 30

ABB launches Onboard Microgrid to help smaller vessels optimize fuel efficiency


  May 29

ABB opens Marine Service Center in Russia in support of growing Arctic maritime industries


  May 21

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel


  May 3

ABB powers tourists to the Niagara Falls with first US built all-electric vessels


  Apr. 30

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety


  Apr. 10

ABB to deliver full power and propulsion package for Seabourn’s two new ultra-luxury expedition cruise ships


  Apr. 9

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions


  Mar. 26

 ABB wins contract to power the first Chinese-built cruise vessel


  Mar. 6

ABB helps ferry achieve exceptional fuel savings with first chiller optimization project for marine


  Feb. 13

ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry


Press releases

  Dec. 4

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry


  Nov. 14

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China


  Nov. 14

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB


  Oct. 23

ABB plugs Holland America Line into low-emission shore power worldwide


  Sep. 27

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht


  Sep. 5

ABB launches next-generation DP system, paving the way towards autonomous shipping


  Jun. 27

ABB and Ballard Power Systems to jointly develop zero-emission fuel cell power plant for shipping industry


  Jun. 25

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency


  Jun. 19

ABB brings efficiency and sustainability through system integration to two new Indian ferries


  Jun. 12

ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology


  Jun. 5

ABB lands major deal for nine heavy lift vessels servicing Kazakh oil fieldexpansion


  May. 30

ABB to equip high-spec service operations vessel for the world’s largest offshore wind farm


  May. 29

ABB Ability™for project cargo vessels takes efficiency to the next level

  Mar. 20 ABB wins contract to equip two next-generation shuttle tankers with future-proof solutions
  Mar. 15 CRP Azipod® is first choice for visionary superyacht Tuhura

  Mar. 8

ABB wins total solution order for first polar newbuild for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc.

  Mar. 6

ABB’s Azipod® propulsion passes 100 cruise ship milestone with PONANT order


For media inquiries, please contact:

Heli Harri

Media Relations & Content Manager

ABB Marine & Ports
Merenkulkijankatu 1
00980 Helsinki

Tel:         +358 50 335 8072


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