After founding the company in 1961 by their father, Arie and Bert Koedood extended the family business into an established player when it comes to Mitsubishi shipping, offshore, and industrial engines. Over the past four years, OPT has put several PTO systems through both ocean-based and factory accelerated life testing, accumulating more 40 million cycles among them.
OPT has designed the PB3 to minimize operational costs (OPEX) whereby deployment and recovery thereof is simplified, leveraging vessels widely employed in offshore marine operations. This is a great opportunity to prove new technology which will enable us to minimise the environmental impact of our decommissioning programmes, whilst maintaining flexibility to deliver maximum economic recovery from our fields. This is particularly advantageous for applications that have varying power requirements including continuous and larger occasional peaks. "The PB3 PowerBuoy ® continues to validate its durability as a proven marine power asset," said George H. Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer of …
Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has launched its newest product, the hybrid PowerBuoy.
We look forward to working together with project partners to support the field trial and subsequent results.”. OPT’s PB3 PowerBuoy^® is a reliable power production and communication platform for remote offshore applications such as autonomous vehicle charging, meteorological and …