大型測量船「昭洋」の電気推進システム [in Japanese] Electric Propulsion System for New Hydrographic Survey Ship "SHOYO" [in Japanese]
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The new hydrographic surver ship "SHOYO" with capacity of 3, 200tons, is now under construction in the Japan Maritime Safety Agency as a replacement of the old ship "SHOYO" which was constructed in 1972.<BR>This new ship is expected to be completed in March, 1998.<BR>The electric propulsion system was first employed in the Japan Meritime Safety Agency. It is equipped with diesel engine generators as a power source for every application on sailing.<BR>The electric propulsion system is provided with 2 sets of 2, 800kW main-generators to drive the fixed pitch propellers at a motor output and speed of 2, 100kW/262-290rpm ahead.<BR>The thyristor motor system is applied to driving 2 sets (2 shafts of propellers.)<BR>In addition, one set of bow-thruster (800kW) is located at the stem for controling the ship with the Joy-stick conbined to the electric propulsion system during fixed point observation.
- Marine Engineering
Marine Engineering 32(9), 684-690, 1997-09-01
The Japan Institute of Marine Engineering