A brand-new barge is being constructed to assist record and also deal with pile exhaust from vessels in the Ports of Los Angeles and also Long Beach.
Produced and also run by Clean Air Engineering – Maritime,Inc (CAE-M), based in San Pedro, Calif., the self-propelled barge will certainly lug a vessel pile exhaust capture and also therapy system called the Marine Exhaust Treatment System (METS-3), developed by Fassmer Technical Projects to
get rid of diesel exhausts from the complementary engines and also central heating boilers of ocean-going vessels while at berth or support.
Nicholas Tonsich, head of state at CAE-M, stated, “It is more important than ever to develop innovative technologies that help reduce emissions in ports to an absolute minimum. Clean Air Engineering – Maritime’s latest METS-3 will succeed in doing exactly that.”
The 26-meter-long and also 13-meter-wide barge will certainly be constructed at united state shipyard Greenbrier Companies, Inc, in Portland, Ore.
The barge’s primary propulsion system will certainly contain 2 electrically-driven SCHOTTEL RudderPropellers kind SRP 150 (400 kW each) including prop sizes of 1.2 meters. The SRPs will certainly work on eco-friendly oils (EALs). SCHOTTEL stated its extent of distribution consists of the full electric bundle, which consists of electrical motors, regularity drives along with a mobile control terminal for the SCHOTTEL MasterStick joystick system.