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Kawasaki Battery Propulsion System for Tankers

Logistic News - Published on Fri, 16 Oct 2020

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Kawasaki made full use of its expertise in the field of systems integration to realize a system that efficiently supplies power and electricity to the main propulsion system and auxiliary equipment, and irregularity monitoring and protective functions have also been provided to safeguard the entire system including the Li-ion batteries. In addition, Kawasaki utilized electric power system knowledge cultivated through experience in the generator field to make this system usable as an emergency power supply source in the event of a large-scale natural disaster, thus providing support for the business continuity plans and the life continuity plans in the region.

As a marine equipment manufacturer and systems integrator, Kawasaki plans to continue focusing its efforts on the provision of systems in a package optimized for user operations.

Basic Specifications for Kawasaki's Large-capacity-battery Propulsion System
Batteries: 1,740 kWh per set (total 3,480 kWh per ship)
Propulsion control system: Propulsive power control, energy and power flow control, maneuvering operation, system monitoring
Main propulsion system: Two 300 kW Kawasaki Rexpeller KST-115LF/AN-1.7 units (variable-speed, motor-driven control)

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Fri, 16 Oct 2020
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