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New icebreaker for the NERC

Rolls-Royce has ordered two tandem motors of 2 x 2750KW each for polar oceanographic icebreaker research vessels. This hull will be one operation unit to be added to the current fleet of the NERC (Natural Environment Research Council), that will be built at Cammel Laird Shipyard (UK). The vessel has very strict low noise requirements…

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Rigidly mounted motor for Rolls-Royce

  Alconza has just delivered to Rolls-Royce a motor for an oceanographic research vessel. This motor will be rigidly mounted, in strict compliance with noise and vibration limits settled by international standards. This motor, a 5000KW at 600rpm one, has been shipped to the shipyard Fincantieri (Italy) after having passed laboratory tests successfully. Again, Alconza’s…

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Renovation at Alconza

  Alconza has expanded and renovated its production and testing facilities, following the continuous improvement of the quality standard and always adapting to the changes that dictate the markets where it operates. Alconza has an extra new manufacturing warehouse of 3,600m2 with …: Gauge of 15m max. Pit deck of 264 m² for balancing and…

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El Hierro island: supplied in a 100% by renewable sources

  On 9/08/2015, Gorona del Viento hydro-wind power plant supplies with energy from clean sources to all the residents of El Hierro island. Technically, the plant consists of a wind farm of 5 grid-connected wind turbines and an hydroelectric power station with 4 generators made by ALCONZA, capable of producing 35 GW/h of energy to…

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North Sea Atlantic’s birth

North Sea Atlantic vessel has already been named in a ceremony. This vessel, constructed by Noryards Bergen for the shipowner North Sea Shipping, has an equipment of generators and motors of different types delivered by Alconza. In the next five years, this vessel will work in the Norwegian North Sea followed by projects in the…

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Wärtsilä inaugurates new electrical & automation laboratory in Norway to test their MV converter with Alconza’s tandem motors

Wärtsilä inaugurates in Stord (Norway) its new test centre for automatic & electronic devices. The new facility is one of the largest test centres in Europe devoted specifically to electrical and automation systems for marine and offshore applications.   Informative leaflets:       • Wärtsilä Automation E&A Electrical & Automation Test Centre      • Wärtsilä Automation…

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Wärtsilä inaugurates new propulsion laboratory in Finland for propellers testing with Alconza’s motor and generator

Wärtsilä inaugurates a test centre in Tuusula (Finland) in collaboration with national and international research centers and universities to develop and test new products for marine propulsion. The new facility enables Wärtsilä to throw itself into mechanical power transmission components, durability, high quality and sustainability. The installation consists of 2MW thrusters, frequency converter with an…

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Atlantic Offshore PSV gets artistic touch

  Taking advantage from the ONS offshore energy conference and the Nuart Street festival, both taken place in Stavanger (Norway) the shipowner Atlantic Offshore wanted to join the emerging artistic trends by allowing one of his vessels be painted by an international artist. This new vessel has christened with the name of “Ocean Art“. It’s…

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