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Green and energy efficient solutions for the marine industry

Schneider Electric has over 90 years of experience delivering solutions to the marine and offshore industry.

- We have the necessary knowledge of this industry's specific requirements, which means that we can now offer tested and validated solutions for power distribution and energy management, as well as monitoring and control of all onboard systems via web technology, says Arild Bjørkedal, VP IT Business at Schneider Electric.

Solutions to cope with high short circuit levels Today's marine market, especially in offshore related vessels, have extreme requirements for business continuity and security, along with increased demands for reduced operating costs. Through close cooperation with customers and partners, Schneider Electric, among others, developed compact high-performance solutions to cope with high short circuit levels and sections limitation of errors. This means that only the part of the ship that is under fault conditions is separated, the rest of the ship is fully operational.

Service missions worldwide Schneider Electric is present in more than 100 countries, offering 24/7 support no matter where the ship is located. Schneider Electric has service missions worldwide. All Schneider Electric's products and solutions to the maritime industry are in full compliance with maritime standards, and Schneider Electric is constantly striving to develop solutions that contribute to responsible operations in terms of safety, economy and environment.

Schneider Electric has many references in terms of solutions and results for the marine segment, read more about two of them here:

Shore at Ports: Stena Line reduced their energy costs by 50 percent.

Solution: Equipped five ferries with equipment that allows them to connect to the existing low voltage power systems at port in Gothenburg. Read more here

Integrated solution for MV and LV switchgear: Knutsen OAS Shipping AS reduced carbon footprint by 30 percent in two of its tankers with custom motor starter function.

Solution: Integrated total solution for medium and low voltage switchboards, including custom motor starters with seamless connectivity. Read more here 

For more information, please contactJørn Larsen, Account Manager Marine, mobil: 982 07 395.

Arild Bjørkedal, VP IT Business, mobil: 901 00 845


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  • energy and solutions
  • energy and maritime industry
  • energy and offshore industry
  • energy and solutions for ships

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.


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