Altera Infrastructure just lately took supply of its latest E-shuttle tanker Altera Wind from South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries.
The 103,000 deadweight tonne newbuild is the sixth and closing within the collection of DP2 shuttle tankers utilizing liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) gas and recovered unstable natural compounds (VOCs) as a secondary gas, in addition to battery packs for versatile energy distribution and blackout prevention.
The Norwegian-flagged vessel is constructed to DNV’s Battery Energy notation and has a 1,808 kWh battery pack put in to cut back gas consumption and emissions by peak shaving, forestall blackouts, and enhance security throughout dynamic positioning (DP) operations by changing energy from one generator if wanted.
Altera Wind’s sister vessel Altera Wave, delivered in January 2021, was capable of preserve 6-7 knots for nearly 20 minutes on batteries solely.
Altera, beforehand often known as Teekay Offshore, at present has one other newbuild due for supply in early-2022 that’s slated to function off Canada’s East Coast.