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Eekels Bags Propulsion Installation Gig for Ferry Duo

first_imgzoom Eekels has been commissioned by Damen Bergum shipyard for the installation of electrical systems onboard two ferries, including the delivery of the diesel-electrical propulsion installation.Commissioned by the Canadian government, both ferries will be built at the Damen shipyard in Galati, Romania.Eekels, as the sole contractor, carries the ultimate responsibility for the electrical and the propulsion installations.Since for a large part the Canadian government requires “local content”, the installation has been designed in Canada, and the main switchboards, distribution panels as well as the frequency converters for the propulsion, each 2×1600 kW + 1x 800kW, will also be built in Canada.Eekels will take care of the total integration. The assembly and commissioning will be executed by Eekels Romania in Galati.The vessels will replace the out-of-date ships currently operating the ferry service connection between Farewell and Fogo Island-Change Islands on the east coast of New Foundland and between New Foundland (St. John’s) and Bell Islands.The vessels accommodate 200 passengers and 60 vehicles. The first ship shall be delivered in September 2015.June 16, 2014last_img read more

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Magdeburg wants to host EHF Cup Final4 2018

German team SC Magdeburg expressed intention to organize Men’s EHF Cup Final 4 in May 2018. European Handball Federation open process of application for organizers of the second biggest event in club’s handball, which was organized in Goppingen last season.SC Magdeburg are one of the biggest favorites to win the competition which Group stage begins on November 15.GETEC Arena in Magdeburg will be one of the venues at IHF Women’s World Championship 2017 in Germany which will be held between December 1 and 17.One of the biggest handball arenas in Germany has capacity of 7.071 seats. ← Previous Story VfL Gummersbach can’t survive without IĆ – Bahtijarevic in charge Next Story → POWERFUL GOALIE GENERATION: “Old like a wine”, who will replace them? EHF Cup 2018GETEC ArenaSC Magdeburg read more

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