May 31, 2023
GE Vernova’s Power Conversion business showcases SeaJet* 1.5 to 4 MW podded propulsion system for operations in harsh sea ice conditions, at CANSEC
GE Vernova’s Power Conversion business will showcase vessel electrification technologies that are helping the world’s leading navies and coast guards to energize their missions with high levels of power-sharing flexibity. SeaJet* electric podded propulsion solutions bring high efficiency and maneuverability to ship operations in harsh sea ice conditions, improved efficiency in transit and remarkable bollard pull. GE Vernova’s electric ship power and propulsion solutions have demonstrated t
May 11, 2023
MSC’s largest cruise ship, World Europa (World Class Series), is equipped with GE Power Conversion’s in-board propulsion system
The World Class series cruise ships are installed with GE Power Conversion’s in-board electric propulsion.GE’s efficient induction motor and pulse width modulation (PWM) power converter technology will help to deliver reduced operating costs and improved propulsion reliability.To date, 17 MSC Cruises vessels are powered by GE Power Conversion’s electric propulsion system, with ‘MSC World Europa’ being the most recent to be launched into operation.GE Power Conversion was chosen by shipbuilding company Chantiers de l’Atlantique to equip the first two of the
May 9, 2023
GE Power Conversion renews its Partnership Agreement with Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology for the development of marine fuel cell solutions
This partnership agreement builds on an initial cooperation agreement and a collaborative project already undertaken by the two companies.GE Power Conversion and Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology will partner to offer marine fuel cell technology solutions to the marine merchant marketplace.GE Power Conversion has signed an agreement to renew its partnership with Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology for the development of marine fuel cell solutions. The agreement follows on from a previous cooperation agreement for collaborative work.
May 5, 2023
GE Power Conversion reports demand for its electric ship solutions to future-proof the latest generation of naval vessels
This week, GE Power Conversion convened with the world’s leading navies and industry at IMDEX Asia, to showcase its electric ship power and propulsion solutions. IMDEX represents a respected platform within the large Asia Pacific maritime sector in Singapore, where GE Power Conversion showcased electrification technologies that are helping the world’s leading navies to energize their missions.GE Power Conversion has an industry-leading, complete range of electric ship technologies, and decades of naval sector experience with 15 different navies around the world.
April 14, 2023
GE Power Conversion commissions shore power system converters for ships at the Port of Brest
The Shore Power System can help to reduce ports’ carbon and noise emissions, enabling visiting ships to connect to the port’s electrical power and turn their engines off in portGE’s Power Conversion business provides system paralleling capability so that the power supplies can flex for different ships’ needs, sharing available power where and when it’s neededAt the busy port of Brest in France, the Brest ESID (the Defence Infrastructure Service Establishment) installed a unique Shore Power System equipped with GE Power Conversion’s converters.
April 11, 2023
GE Power Conversion to partner with Keppel Shipyard for delivery of electrical modules on Petrobras FPSO vessels, P-80 and P-83
GE Power Conversion has been chosen by Keppel Shipyard for the design, supply and delivery of two electrical modules for Petrobras’ Floating Production Storage Offloading vessels (FPSO), coded P-80 and P-83, which will be used for offshore energy production.The modules will be constructed in Asia for anticipated delivery during 2024 and 2025 to Singapore for topside integration, utilizing specialist support and expertise from both GE’s Asia and Brazil teams.GE Power Conversion was recently awarded a contract from Keppel Shipyard Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary
April 6, 2023
GE Power Conversion to supply system upgrade for Network Rail’s Innovation and Development Centre
GE Power Conversion has secured an order for Network Rail for upgrade of the existing phase balancer control and cooling system at their Rail Innovation and Development Centre in Melton Mowbray, UK.The scope of supply is upgrade of the control and cooling system including design, manufacture, delivery, installation and commissioning and incorporation of a GE Visor facility for remote diagnostics.The upgrade will enable testing of innovative technology for the rail infrastructure, in addition to delivering enhanced performance of the system itself.GE Power
October 18, 2022
GE to Showcase at Euronaval
GE Power Conversion and GE Marine will showcase their power and propulsion solutions at this year’s Euronaval 2022 industry exhibition in Paris, October 18-21, 2022, Booth F91. GE Power Conversion will showcase electrification technologies that are helping the world’s leading navies to energize their missions with very high levels of power-sharing flexibility. Solutions range from full naval-specification, high voltage electric grids for power and propulsion, to cost-effective hybrid electrification options.
September 21, 2022
Decarbonizing the LNG industry: Full electric solution for LNG liquefaction trains
Freeport LNG, world largest all-electric liquefaction plant – Quintana Island, Texas, USFreeport LNG, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Houston, is the world’s seventh largest LNG export company and the second largest in the United States. The company is focused on providing its customers with low carbon intensity LNG.
June 29, 2022
Modular Multilevel Converter based STATCOM for Electrical Arc Furnace application
Steel plant - Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia Metalfer Steel Mill (MSM) is a Serbian steel plant, located in the Northwest of the country, close to the Croatian border. It is owning and operating an EAF-based steel mill manufacturing construction steel products from recycled scrap metal. They are the only rebar producer in Serbia and the leading supplier on the local market, also exporting to the neighboring countries. MSM is part of Metalfer Group, an industrial group of companies involved in mining, metallurgy, energy, and trading, established in Serbia in 2002.
March 25, 2022
Power supply systems for one of the largest scientific research projects in the world
Selected by GSI for the design, development, engineering, manufacture, installation, and commissioning of power converters for the main dipole and quadrupole magnets of the ring accelerator SIS100 at the new Facility for Antiproton Ion Research (FAIR), an accelerator facility in Darmstadt, Germany, GE Power Conversion Germany is supporting one of the largest scientific research projects in the world.
January 18, 2022
Type 45 Destroyer - Daring Class World's First Full Electric Propulsion Combatant Ship
The Type 45 Destroyer, Daring (or 'D') Class, is the UK Royal Navy's state-of-the-art air defense destroyer. The class not only provides a step change in military capability, but also truly represents a landmark in power and propulsion with GE’s integrated, full electric power and propulsion. Challenge Enabling the backbone of naval air defense The Type 45 Anti-Air Warfare Destroyers will provide the back bone of the Royal Navy's air defenses for the first half of the 21st century, replacing the ageing Type 42.
January 18, 2022
UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s Tide Class Tankers
GE Delivered Its Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System to the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s Fleet of Four Tide Class Military Afloat Reachand Sustainability Tankers GE’s system allows the fleet to achieve increased efficiency and operational flexibility. The project reinforces the trend that more navies are turning to the flexibility of electric and hybrid-electric vessels. Now in service, Tide Class’ role has been perfectly demonstrated as part of the recent Carrier Strike Group exercises.
January 18, 2022
U.S. Navy’s Makin Island LHD-8 Landing Helicopter Dock
This Wasp-class ship is crewed by more than 1,000 sailors and can embark more than 1,600 Marines. Makin Island’s mission is to transport and land ashore troops, materiel and supplies to support and sustain amphibious assault operations, including a substantial flight deck for fixed and rotor wing craft, so it has a broad range of power and propulsion demands.
January 18, 2022
Icebreaker for the Chilean Navy’s Antarctic Expeditions
GE Power Conversion was chosen by ASMAR Shipyards to provide the complete scope of a marine integrated electric power and propulsion system for the Chilean Navy’s Antarctic ice breaking Polar Class vessel. It replaced the retired icebreaker to continue the navy’s Antarctic expedition for search and rescue missions, scientific research, logistic support and resupplying bases in the Chilean Antarctic Territory.
January 17, 2022
Global Combat Ship Ultra-Quiet Hybrid Electric ASW Frigate
GE technology delivers an extremely low noise signature, with high shock performance and action damage tolerance. The Type 26 Frigate Global Combat Ship combines proven commercial technology with advanced military features to deliver state-of-the-art performance with the reliability of a mature solution. Challenge Customer need The UK Royal Navy has commissioned a new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) City Class frigate-a multi-role vessel for global combat and peace-keeping operations with a flexible ‘mission space’.
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