Improved performance, efficiency and sustainability all figure strongly in the new solutions that GE’s Power Conversion business is unveiling at OTC 2013, the Offshore Technology Conference taking place in Houston, Texas, on May 6-9.
Technology innovations that the company will display include:
• Enhanced Dynamic Positioning system with energy-efficiency mode that puts vessel control back in the hands of the mariner.
• Upgraded supervisory system, Visor-Insight, designed to increase the availability and reliability of drives, machines and control systems operating in the field, and which incorporates an extremely powerful advanced data gathering, distribution and management tool set for offshore vessel operators.
• The next generation of the Inoveli podded thruster with better fuel efficiency and overall performance that could change the way the industry views propulsion technology.
• More efficient power and propulsion system that reduces fuel consumption by optimizing engine speed on platform support vessels utilizing the latest in variable frequency active front end, VF-AFE, drives.