Svanehøj launches management system for cargo offloading

Danish pump producer Svanehøj has launched its newly developed environmentally pleasant Flow Control system, which automates the control of electric cargo pumps on tankers.
The launch of the newly developed software-based management system follows a successful check in collaboration with the Swedish transport firm Furetank on the P&C tanker Fure Ven. The 18,000 DWT vessel was built in 2019 as one of Furetank’s V-Series, a new generation of climate-smart P&C tankers.
Svanehøj’s system makes it sooner, easier, and more environment friendly to operate electrical cargo pumps. It ensures an optimum changeover between tanks and pumps in parallel, lowering the time wanted for cargo discharge by as much as 20% as a outcome of the system will automatically function at the optimal obligation point. pressure gauge permits the operator to take full control 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. The company has recorded a 25% reduction in power and gas consumption in relation to cargo discharge operations in comparison with vessels within the fleet which have hydraulic pumps.
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