ABB releases 2023 edition of Generations – ‘Transforming Tomorrow’

14 December 2023 – ABB announces the release of the 2023 edition of Generations, which focuses on the experts, companies, and solutions driving the maritime industry towards a more successful and sustainable future.

With this year’s theme, ‘Transforming Tomorrow’, Generations showcases the technological innovations, expertise, and concepts empowering change in shipping and beyond. It also highlights how ABB is drawing on its people, passion, and pedigree to support the transformation the maritime industry needs to succeed in the years and decades to come.

ABB Marine and Ports Generations 2023


Articles in this year’s edition explore the value of generative AI in marine engineering, examine how open dialogue between technology suppliers and classification societies facilitates technological advancement, and discuss the potential of the hydrogen-powered maritime future. Generations 2023 also provides a deep dive into the rationale and technical development behind ABB Dynafin™ – a revolutionary high-efficiency propulsion concept unveiled earlier this year.

In addition, readers learn of the potential for retrofitting Azipod® propulsion, plus ABB’s role in the development of the visionary Aeolus vessel concept, which promises a compelling path to future-proof yachting. Among the solutions powering the Aeolus concept is ABB’s Onboard DC Grid™, whose ongoing contribution to vessel electrification, 10 years after its first installation, is also explored.

To view or download the latest edition of Generations, please go to Generations 2023 – transforming tomorrow

Editors are invited to use or reproduce part or all of any of the articles or images contained within Generations.


ABB’s Process Automation business automates, electrifies and digitalizes industrial operations that address a wide range of essential needs – from supplying energy, water and materials, to producing goods and transporting them to market. With its ~20,000 employees, leading technology and service expertise, ABB Process Automation helps customers in process, hybrid and maritime industries improve performance and safety of operations, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future.

ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 140 years of excellence, ABB’s ~105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.