Rocking the boat at Electric & Hybrid marine expo 2023

This year’s Electric & Hybrid Marine Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam from June 20–22 was well attended by shipowners, design houses, system integrators, OEMs and component suppliers. Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch had its large stand in a prominent central position that was easy for visitors to spot right from the entrance. A constant…

Switching on frequently 01/2023: Looking forward to FY23

We just finished our fiscal year of 2022 with a historical number of deliveries. The last two months of January and February helped us recover sales that were impacted by shortages in materials. We did not meet our profitability targets, but as we all know, last year was quite exceptional. I can also proudly tell…

VARD Electro AS moves ahead with DC distribution, signs multi-million-euro project with Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch

Vard Electro, a globally recognized provider of marine electrical systems, has signed a multi-million-euro agreement with Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch to supply full DC distribution systems along with its state-of-the-art protection devices.  As part of the agreement, Vard Electro will be able to serve its clients with high-end design and engineering services that…

MV Nukumi named Bulk Ship of the Year

Canada Steamship Lines (“CSL”), a division of The CSL Group, announced that its latest newbuild self-unloading vessel, MV Nukumi, was named Bulk Ship of the Year 2022 last Monday evening at the prestigious International Bulk Journal (“IBJ”) Awards in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch is pleased to have had a part in providing CSL with an…

Active magnetic bearings for industrial applications

Until now, active magnetic bearings (AMBs) have been typically used for very critical applications, such as oil and gas, at a premium price. But Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has made it possible for long-standing industrial applications to enjoy all the advantages that AMBs provide. Runtech’s 1 MW vacuum blower is one reaping rewards.…

Controlling megawatt plants on ships

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch featured in Norwegian Elektronikknett on Tuesday, October 11. Read the English version here. Original Norwegian version: https://www.elektronikknett.no/fra-elektronikk-kraftelektronikk-skip-og-offshore/styrer-megawatt-anlegg-pa-skip/3156332 The R&D department of Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch in Trondheim is well equipped with lab and test facilities. In this photo, William Gullvik and Terje Rogne present the new generation…

Techsol Marine signs partnership agreement with Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch

Canadian marine electrotechnology specialist Techsol Marine has teamed up with world-leading power electronics supplier Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch to further develop its smart electrical distribution system for ships. As part of the agreement, both partners are committed to co-promoting a cutting-edge direct current (DC) distribution system for the North American market. “We are…

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch agrees landmark pact with Corvus Energy

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch is set to join forces with leading maritime energy storage system (ESS) manufacturer Corvus Energy to continue the development of its smart Battery Short-Circuit Limiter (BSCL) protection device for large-scale battery solutions and advanced DC power distribution. Under the three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU), Corvus Energy becomes the preferred…