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ABB BAE Systems around the globe, BAE Systems is helping to solve these problems and get to a zero emission future.
The company offers HybriGen power and propulsion products con? gured as fuel cell electric, battery electric and
Caterpillar Marine, with headquarters in Hamburg, hybrid electric drive systems for ferries, wind farm support Germany, groups all the marketing and service activities vessels, inland towing, harbor craft, research vessels and ma- for Cat and MaK marine diesel, dual fuel and gas power rine ports. BAE Systems manufactures and provides com- systems within Caterpillar Inc. The organization provides plete solutions that can include electric propulsion motors, power solutions in the medium- and high-speed segments power generating motors, power management hardware, with outputs from 93 to 16,800 kW in main propul- top level controls, intuitive interface displays and energy sion and 10 to 16,100 ekW in marine generator sets. The storage systems. Hybrid and electric systems delivered and Caterpillar line includes Cat and MaK marine engines, packaged by BAE Systems are fully integrated and are de- high performance propulsion engines, marine generator signed to utilize power in the most ef? cient way possible. sets and auxiliary power, for tugs and container vessels to
The systems are automated and allow the driver or captain yachts and sport ? shers. Caterpillar Marine works with 60 to focus completely on the safe operation of the vehicle or Cat dealers and 20 MaK & EMD dealers across more than vessel. The intuitive systems and proprietary software pro- 2,100 locations globally.
vide CAN based control that allows power to be sourced
In 2019, Caterpillar Marine supplied Cat 3516E Tier 4 from any of the applicable power sources such as lithium-
Final marine propulsion engines for Bisso Towboat Co. Inc.’s ion batteries, hydrogen fuel cells, or diesel generators. The new tug, Andrew S. The Andrew S. marked Bisso’s eighth resulting ef? ciency of the system delivers on ROI while tractor tug apart of its ? eet. For the new tug, Bisso wanted helping owners and operators get to zero emissions. an engine that provided increased bollard pull, lower emis-
BAE Systems’ electric drive vessels can be found across sions and met the Subchapter M regulation requirements. the nation, moving passengers on the West Coast in San After visiting Cat-powered tugboats in both New York and
Francisco and Seattle, and transporting cargo on the East San Francisco, Bisso decided to select the Cat Marine solu-
Coast between New York and Connecticut.
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