ship propulsion system / diesel-electric hybrid



  • Application domain:

    for ships

  • Other characteristics:

    diesel-electric hybrid


Praxis Automation Technology BV has extended the Mega-Guard product range with a new concept for Green Propulsion in order to show our commitment to environmental friendly propulsion of ships. We provide a total in-house developed and manufactured electric and hybrid propulsion solution for shipowners and shipyards who care about the environment and on-board safety. The following applications are covered by Mega-Guard Green Propulsion:

Full electric: Battery power and electric motor
Diesel electric: Generator power and electric motor
Serial hybrid: Battery plus generator power and electric motor
Parallel hybrid: Battery plus generator power. Shaft driven by electric motor and/or combustion engine

The backbone of Mega-Guard Green Propulsion is the energy distribution with an highly efficient DC Bus and communication between the different Green Propulsion products with redundant Ethernet. As for all Mega-Guard products, Mega-Guard Green Propulsion is supported by a worldwide service network and comes with a guaranteed availability of spare parts and support of 20 years as a minimum. All Mega-Guard products are designed to the highest standards of safety and are class approved by all major classification societies. Mega-Guard Green Propulsion can be further extended with other Mega-Guard products such as Heading Control, Dynamic Positioning and Control, Alarm and Monitoring systems.