Alconza’s magnet motors for a cleaner world

Vilja, the world’s most powerful icebreaker tug of its size with hybrid-electric propulsion, has started its sea tests at the harbour of El Musel. Built in Gondan (Asturias, Spain) following the design of Canadian manufacturer Robert Allan Ltd., the vessel is equipped with an innovative hybrid propulsion system that includes energy storing batteries, diesel main…

Propulsion motors for the NERC delivered

  Alconza is chosen again by Rolls&Royce Marine AS to design & manufacture the propulsion motors of the “RRS Sir David Attenborough” polar oceanographic icebreaker research vessel for the NERC, currently under construction at “Cammell Laird Yard” Liverpool´s Shipyard. The vessel will operate in the arctic and Antarctic territory, being able to work during 60…

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…

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…