seatec - Finnish marine technology review 2/2016 - Page 23

ABB’s Marine and Ports unit has developed a new concept designed to save fuel consumption in maritime traffic. Launched in March 2016, the Dynamic AC concept is to maximise energy efficiency by optimising engine speed. The new electric power system has been described as being ideal for cruise ships in particular. “ The concept is new to the commercial maritime industry. seatec 2/2016 21