Svanehøj launches management system for cargo offloading

Danish pump manufacturer Svanehøj has launched its newly developed environmentally friendly Flow Control system, which automates the control of electric cargo pumps on tankers.
The launch of the newly developed software-based control system follows a profitable test in collaboration with the Swedish shipping firm Furetank on the P&C tanker Fure Ven. The 18,000 DWT vessel was inbuilt 2019 as certainly one of Furetank’s V-Series, a model new technology of climate-smart P&C tankers.
Svanehøj’s system makes it sooner, simpler, and more environment friendly to function electric cargo pumps. It ensures an optimum changeover between tanks and pumps in parallel, reducing the time needed for cargo discharge by as much as 20% as a end result of the system will automatically function at the optimal obligation level. It permits the operator to take full management of the pumps, simplifying the whole cargo discharge operation without installing any additional hardware.
Fure Ven is among the first vessels at Furetank to have electric cargo pumps put in. Economical has recorded a 25% discount in power and gasoline consumption in relation to cargo discharge operations in comparison with vessels within the fleet that have hydraulic pumps.
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