ABB Azipod® Takes Marine Propulsion to the North Pole and Beyond

Norwegian Coast Guard’s vessel KV Svalbard has become the first ever Azipod®-powered ship to reach the North Pole, in another milestone for ABB’s leadership in sustainable marine propulsion technology. With its advanced technology, superior performance in the toughest marine environments and environmentally friendly electric operation, ABB’s Azipod® propulsion system has …

Solar Impulse Arrives in Europe, Pointing the Way to the Future of Transportation

Seville, Spain, and Zurich, Switzerland, June 23, 2016 – Earlier yesterday, Solar Impulse, a groundbreaking solar aircraft, completed a 71-hour transatlantic flight from New York to Seville in the course of its remarkable round-the-world journey, which began last year in Abu Dhabi. The airplane relies on the newest generation of …

ABB Electric Propulsion System

ABB today announced the total fuel savings of the entire installed Azipod fleet since being launched is estimated to be more than 700,000 tons. Assuming the average family car uses one ton of fuel annually, this savings corresponds to the annual fuel consumption of 700,000 cars. The gearless, steerable propulsion …

ABB Electric Propulsion System Saved over 700,000 Tons of Fuel for Marine Vessels so...

Zurich, Switzerland, May 24, 2016 – ABB’s environmental friendly Azipod propulsion system brings greater fuel efficiency to diverse shipping segments. ABB today announced the total fuel savings of the entire installed Azipod fleet since being launched is estimated to be more than 700,000 tons. Assuming the average family car uses …