PBES brings efficiency and stealth to first of kind hybrid patrol boat to serve in Europe
Trondheim, Norway – January 18, 2018 – PBES and NORIS Automation GmbH today announced partnership on the hybrid drive systems for Europe’s first battery hybrid patrol vessel.
“PBES batteries provide hours of low speed propulsion with reduced sound and heat signature as well as greatly increased efficiency,” said Brent Perry, PBES Chief Executive Officer. “The vessel is first of many that we will be seeing in law enforcement. The advantages are obvious and provide further proof of the green shift that is occurring in the marine industry.”
The 45m long vessel is being built at Baltic Workboats Shipyard in Estonia and will be delivered with 273kWh of PBES Power 65 battery modules. The PBES energy storage system is designed to the highest standards of quality, performance and safety and is designed to seamlessly integrate with NORIS’ electrical infrastructure on the vessel.
The NORIS Group GmbH, headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany and its subsidiaries in Rostock – Germany, Rotterdam – Netherlands, Shanghai – China and Singapore are leading manufacturer of Marine Automation Systems, such as Alarm, Monitoring and Control Systems, Propulsion Remote Control Systems, Local Operating Panels, sensors, switches, transducers and indicators for the past 90 years. With almost 200 employees and more than 25 sales and service support centers worldwide, NORIS is servicing its customers around the globe with committed quality.