Powership in 10 Questions

1-What is Powership?

Powerships are ship or barge-mounted, fully integrated floating power plants. With wide ranges of installed capacities for utility-size operations and no completion or construction risk, Powerships are ready for power generation within a short period of time. Power is fed directly into the transmission network from the onboard high-voltage substation, not requiring any land acquisition.

2-How Powerships work?

Powerships are designed and built utilizing the latest dual-fuel engine technology, operating in combined cycle mode to maximize efficiency. Fuel flexibility through natural gas, LNG or low-sulfur liquid fuels ensure the lowest cost of delivered power with no capital outlay.

3-Who needs Powerships?

Powerships are utility-scale, integrated, flexible, and quickly deployable floating power plants. They utilize conventional reciprocating engine technology in combined cycle mode. We developed the Powership solution for governments, national or regional electricity utilities, private companies, mining, port or industrial facilities, whether grid-connected or off-grid, who need reliable, affordable, flexible, and cleaner thermal power generation.

4-How Powerships are installed?

Powerships can be installed at a coastal site where there is an available substation for electrical connection and suitable marine conditions for berthing or mooring. Mooring will be followed by interconnection of Powership to main grid. Finally, fuel connection occurs either from onshore facilities via pipeline, bunkering, or FSRU.

5-What are the basic site requirements to host a Powership?

Host locations require minimal onshore infrastructure and are ready to commence once Karpowership receives the go-ahead to deliver the Powerships. Construction works include a transmission interconnection point, a small site office, and stores adjacent to the Powership. The Powerships come complete with all spares and consumables, a built-in workshop for required repairs, a high-voltage substation (no new substation on-shore is required), and a built-in fuel storage to convert the fuel into energy.

6-Which fuel do Powerships use?

Powerships are equipped with reciprocating engines in combined cycle mode with multi-fuel flexibility. Depending on each off-takers preference, Powerships can use regasified LNG via our FSRUs, domestic natural gas supplied via a pipeline or low-sulfur liquid fuels supplied via a pipeline or bunkering operations.

7-What is the contract type?

Powerships are quickly deployed, utility grade power plants, available under Electricity Generation Services Contracts, Power Rental Contracts, Energy Conversion Works Contracts, or Power Purchase Agreements, all themed to meet the requirements of each off-taker and urgent demands of electricity.

8-What is the delivery term?

Within 30 days following all necessary permissions and licenses are completed.

9-Who operates Powership?

We deliver a turn-key project, where we undertake mobilization, site preparation, operation and maintenance, contract management, and if requested, fuel supply, all provided by our in-house teams.

10-Why Powership should be preferred?

Powership is a flexible and fast-track solution that delivers electricity in a very short time without any construction-related risks and grievances under flexible contractual structures.

Powerships can create an immediate impact on any country, company, or community on;
• Securing a reliable supply of electricity
• Reducing the cost of generation
• Improving the environmental baseline by replacing old and inefficient power plants
• Supporting the renewable energy integration with flexible generation technology to better respond to intermittency in renewable energy generation
• Creating significant value for energy transition