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Green Shiptech China Congress 2015

On April 9th & 10th Cummins Generator Technologies attended the Green Ship Technology Congress 2015 in Shanghai, China. At this event, more than 300 experts and decision makers from governments, classification†societies, ship-owners, ship-yards, research institutes, technology/equipment suppliers and consulting companies†discussion current issues of China MSA's (Maritime safety Administration's) policies and regulations , designs and standards for new ship models, along with innovative and sustainable green ship technologies.

A hot topic of the exhibition are new policies effective in 2016 to improve the efficiency of a vessel while reducing emissions; to account for this new policy, hybrid propulsion systems will become widely used. On the final day of the Congress, Trevor French, the Cummins Generator Technologies Western Europe Territory Leader, gave a presentation on 'Self starting Reversible Alternator Application in Hybrid System of Green Ship' highlighting the key points below:

  • Hybrid Propulsion Systems
  • Reversible alternator application in hybrid system
  • AvK reversible alternator