Saft batteries for giant hybrid cable layer

The vessel’s diesel-electric propulsion system will be powered by six high-speed Caterpillar 3516 propulsion

Saft, a France-headquartered designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry, has been awarded a contract by Switzerland’s ABB Marine to supply a specialized high power liquid cooled lithium-ion (Li-ion) Super Phosphate (SLFP) battery system for ABB’s new state-of-the-art diesel-electric hybrid subsea cable-laying vessel.

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