VB Kratch

20-40 m

< 200 kWh

The hybrid VB Kartch reduces harmful emissions, had significant noise reduction, cleaner combustion and substantial maintenance savings thanks to improved fuel economy. The Tug's hybrid capacity is generated by electric motors, complemented by a Corvus battery pack and managed by a XeroPoint Hybrid Propulsion System.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name VB Kratch
Owner Kotug
Integrator AKA
Segment Tugs and Workboats
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Tugboats
Vessel type Tug
ESS capacity 78 kWh
Delivery year 2014
Newbuild/Retrofit Retrofit
Vessel size 31,6 m x 12 m x 5,9 m
Gross tonnage 463
Deadweight tonnage 275
IMO no 9489936
Area of Operation Netherlands
Ship system Hybrid
Bus Voltage 460-600 VDC
Class LR
Flag state Netherlands

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Battery operation

Load Levelling