SISHIP ecoprop

Discussion in 'Hybrid' started by Mastadon, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. Mastadon
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    Mastadon Junior Member

    Has anyone looked at Siemens new siship ecoprop. Thinking it would be pretty great for the 60'-70' live-aboard trawler that Im dreaming about. Are there any better hybrid solutions? Also, can you hide the weight of the batteries by using them as ballast? If you have a design for conventional diesel drive would it be much trouble for the designer to replace with the siship ecoprop?
     
  2. apex1

    apex1 Guest

    There is a "Nordhavn" afloat which is equipped with SISHIP. I think "Passagemaker" magazine had a report.
    but:
    http://lists.samurai.com/pipermail/passagemaking-under-power/2008-February/004081.html

    It is not easy to decide if there are "better" hybrid solutions. It depends very much on your average Hotel load.
    From a commercial point of view that is not the solution. A CPP installation is far cheaper.

    For a new design Diesel el. would be much easier for the designer due to the freedom to place the genny┬┤s.

    Regards
    Richard
     
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