Svanehøj launches control system for cargo offloading

Danish pump manufacturer Svanehøj has launched its newly developed environmentally pleasant Flow Control system, which automates the control of electrical cargo pumps on tankers.
Authority of the newly developed software-based control system follows a successful take a look at in collaboration with the Swedish transport firm Furetank on the P&C tanker Fure Ven. The 18,000 DWT vessel was built in 2019 as one of Furetank’s V-Series, a brand new technology of climate-smart P&C tankers.
Svanehøj’s system makes it faster, easier, and more environment friendly to function electric cargo pumps. It ensures an optimum changeover between tanks and pumps in parallel, decreasing the time needed for cargo discharge by up to 20% as a outcome of the system will mechanically operate on the optimal responsibility point. It allows the operator to take full control of the pumps, simplifying the complete cargo discharge operation with out installing any extra hardware.
Unbelievable is among the first vessels at Furetank to have electric cargo pumps installed. The company has recorded a 25% discount in energy and fuel consumption in relation to cargo discharge operations in comparability with vessels in the fleet that have hydraulic pumps.
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