Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-04-2013, 03:44   #16
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: PORTUGAL
Posts: 21,905
Images: 2
pirate Re: top secret eco supply vessel unveiled today

I'm worried that all the rain this winter is gonna effect the Spring Spaghetti Harvest for this year... the excess moisture content has straightened out the 'Curly Wurly's'...

Born To Be Wild
boatman61 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2013, 03:49   #17
nigel1's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Manchester, UK
Boat: Beneteau 473
Posts: 5,398
Re: top secret eco supply vessel unveiled today

Originally Posted by atoll View Post

"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
"eco" tugboat

Beneteau 473
Manchester, UK
nigel1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:30.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.