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…

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…

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…

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…

Freight of the investigation ship Akademik Tryoshnikov

This ship, at the service of the Russian Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, is considered to be one of the leading ships in marine archaeology, logistics and investigation tasks. Alconza has delivered 3 generators and 4 motors for diesel-electrical generation and propulsion. For more details, see the references factsheet. Russian ex-minister Dmitry Nedvedev was present…

Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery for Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Type of vessel Oceanographic research vessel Description In June 2012 C.N.P. Freire delivered one of the world’s most modern oceanographic investigation ships, the RRS Discovery, flagship of NERC and which is planned to operate in the National Oceanographic Centre (NOC). Client Wärtsilä Machines supplied to the customer by Alconza 2 asynchronous motors (2200KW / 750…