SS Ocean Phoenix
Pacific required modern boiler control systems with the flexibility to
efficiently burn any of three different grades of fuel. G.R. Bowler
G.R. Bowler's Scope of supply:
- Capacity to burn any of three different grades of fuel, including
intermediate oil, diesel, and fish oil (a byproduct of the fish
- Ability to stay at sea for extended periods of time
Benefits of G.R. Bowler automation architecture:
- Fuel burning is more efficient and better automated.
- Fuel costs are reduced.
- Waste is reduced by using fish oil (a byproduct of the factory
process) as fuel.
- Bunkering and factory downtime are reduced, with proven ability
to stay at sea for extended periods of time.
- SS Ocean Phoenix can operate with diesel/MGO (marine gas oil)
at full steaming rates and still retain a reserve.
- The ship has sufficient turndown to operate at a minimum load
with a single burner.
- The ship has enhanced stability to operate at all power levels
and during maneuvering transients.
System Update: July
2002: The modified gun design and the new “Y” jet tips were tested on
the passage between Seattle, Washington and Dutch Harbor, Alaska – and
have operated flawlessly ever since.