Ingeteam secures Les Alizés contract

In: Vessels
15/09/2020
Ingeteam has secured a contract as the electrical system integrator for Jan De Nul Group's heavy lift vessel Les Alizés. The vessel will be built at China Merchants Heavy Industry Haimen shipyard and scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2022.

Les Alizés will be equipped with a main crane of 5,000 tons, a deck loading capacity of 61,000 tons and a deck space of 9,300 m².  The vessel is designed to transport and install multiple units of the largest and heaviest wind turbine foundations in one trip.

The Ultra-Low Emission vessel will be equipped with an exhaust gas filtering technology that complies with the EURO STAGE V guidelines for emissions on land and inland waterways, and will also have a Cleanship NDO7 label and a Green Passport EU label.

Ingeteam has been appointed as electrical system integrator providing the engineering, supply, commissioning and sea trials of the complete Electrical power System as well as the Alarm Monitoring and Control System for this outstanding vessel.

The scope of work covers:


Generation: by 6 INDAR generators of 8640 kVA/ 11000 Vac, Ingeteam Power Management System (PMS).
Power distribution: including 11000 Vac main and auxiliary switchboards and distribution transformers.

Propulsion system comprised by:
·         4 main propulsion INDAR´s Motors of 3000 kW / 3150 Vac driven by DFE frequency converters Ingedrive MV100.
·         2 Bow Thruster INDAR Motor 2600 kW / 3150 Vac driven by bow thruster DFE frequency converter Ingedrive MV100.
·         2 Retractable Thruster INDAR Motors 3250 kW / 3150 Vac driven by retractable thruster DFE frequency converters Ingedrive MV100.

Energy saving system:
·       Controlled by INGESHIP Energy Management System (EMS) will optimise the energy regenerated by its powerful crane including several functionalities as crane peak shaving, mitigating the load steps and swings of main consumers such as heeling system, deck equipment or spinning reserve.


Engineering, Workshop Testing, Commissioning and Sea Trials.
Highlights of Ingeteam´s scope of supply for Integrated Alarm & Monitoring Control System:
·         PLC´s Network and HMI
·         INGESHIP-IAS , Integrated Alarm & Monitoring System (over 12.000 I/O signals)
·         INGESHIP- RAS, Remote Access Service
·         Instrumentation
·         Engineering and Workshop Testing
·         Commissioning and Sea Trials


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