Hybrid marine gearbox
Hybrid marine gearboxes secure environmental responsibility with the advantages of flexibility. Our general motivation is environmental awareness and has been that since 2003 where we introduced our first Hybrid Gearbox solutions.
Today the latest technologies allow us for numerous of other Hybrid marine gearbox advantages, depending on vessel type, operation pattern, local regulations etc.
Primary Hybrid gearbox features are flexibility, cost-efficient, and safe operation.
ME Production supplies tailor-made solutions, why we invite our customers to work closely with our in-house organization for the best suitable solution with respect to design and operational pattern.
Operational Hybrid gearbox benefits
- Power range up to 8.000 kW
- Optimise boost and propeller pitch
- Operation in protected environment
- Operational flexibility with PTO/PTI
- Exhaust gas emission optimization
- Conventional /electrical operation
- Less noise and vibration
- Fuel saving
Hybrid marine gearbox solutions
Conventional mode: Main engine running with propeller engaged.
In this mode vessel is driven forward.
Main engine running with propeller and PTO engaged.
In this mode power is generated by alternator and vessel is driven forward.
Main engine running with PTO engaged. Propeller disengaged.
In this mode the alternator is generating power.
Main engine running with propeller and PTI engaged. PTO disengaged.
In this mode vessel is driven forward by both main engine and boosted by electrical motor.
Main engine shut down. PTI and propeller engaged. PTO disengaged.
In this mode vessel is driven forward by electrical-motor only.
Selected Hybrid marine gearbox references
Eidsvaag Pioner – IMO 9660449 – Multi Purpose Carrier
Bergen, 2430 kW @ 1000 rpm
1100 kW @ 1800 rpm
CP, Rolls-Royce, 3200mm
Minna – IMO 9266712 – Patrol Vessel
2 x Electric Motors 800 kW each
3 x Wartsila 6L20C2, 1000 kW @ 1000 rpm
580 HS, m PTI