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Drew Orvieto

Drew Orvieto is a Senior Manager at ABB Marine & Ports, focusing on the Passenger Vessel segment. Leveraging his naval architecture and product design background, he is passionate about technology and innovation, particularly in the maritime industry, and holds multiple patents for vessel-specific products and software.


Autonomy and remote control on the eWolf electric tug

Crowley's trailblazing electric tug will be delivered with ABB technology to employ autonomous and remote-control functions for navigation, maneuvering, and propulsion. This presentation will provide insight into why this technology was selected for use on the eWolf electric tug, how the propulsion system architecture facilitates these functions, an update on implementation and regulatory activities to date, and a discussion on goals and future roadmap.