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BSFI 200

24 March 2016

Dam Ship Lift

Svendborg BSFI Braking Systems with SOBO® for Dam Ship Lift

A reliable braking solution was required for a ship lift constructed at the Three Gorges Dam that spans the busy Yangtze River near Sandouping, China. The dam is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20,300 MW). The ship lift shortens the time taken for vessels to pass the dam from three hours to one (actual lifting time is 21 minutes).

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