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Old 01-04-2013, 03:44   #16
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:49   #17
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Re: top secret eco supply vessel unveiled today

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"seimens today have unveiled their latest offshore supply vessel for use in the north sea.
using wind turbine technology this new generation of supply vessel hopes to greatly reduce the running costs of off shore supply vessels in the renewables industry.

the technology is revolutionary,with the turbine either able to drive a direct drive gearbox able to propel the vessel,or linked to a dc generator and charge the ships batteries that in turn are linked to the vessels dynamic positioning system.

the turbine mounted on the stern of the vessel is controlled by onboard computers,using a dynamic swivel that is able to control the pitch and orientation to the prevailing wind,creating the maximun thrust at all times.

with increasing oil prices this is seen as a vast leap forward in the sustainability of commercial shipping,currently powered by fossil fuels."

Now, where have I seen this boat before
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