Klik venligst
danmarks-rederiforening.gif

Electric ferry on the way to Stockholm

Electric ferry on the way to Stockholm

08-09-2014 08:00:00


The electric ferry Sjövägen, built in Faaborg Shipyard, has now started its journey towards Stockholm where it will sail for the company Ballerina AB. Faaborg Shipyard expects similar tasks in the future.

"The politicians in Stockholm have decided that they will test electric ferries, and this is the first one. This is only a test, but if all goes as planned, they will replace the old ferries with the new electric-powered ones" says Hans Jørgen Riber from Principia North, who designed the ferry.

The ferry's batteries are 600 volts, and the ferry can sail 7 to 8 hours on one full charge. But there are also two diesel generators, which can be started, if need be. The Sjövägens speed is approximately 12 knots, and it will reach Stockholm in a weeks’ time.

Faaborg Shipyard is currently building a similar ship for use in Copenhagen. The hope is that they will sell more ferries to Stockholm, when all passenger ferries will be replaced by electrical ferries.

Source: fyens.dk


Klik venligst

< Front page

Copyright © Maritime Denmark



Breaking News

- Ørsteds Race Bank SOV begins trials
- Maersk Supply wins ship award once again
- Worlds first hydrogen-ferry to operate in 21
- Electric container barges replace trucks
- Esvagt keeps Nobelwind and Belwind running
- Campaign for green ferry service
- Norwegians purchase from Søby Shipyard
- Esvagt orders new SOV at Havyard
- Media: Danpilot orders 15 new pilot boats
- New special ship ready for Kriegers Flak
- Odense Harbor has violated harbor law
- Molslinjen's Express 4 is put into production


Todays Top 5



This weeks Top 10

- Maersk investors demand immediate results
- Nissum Bredning produces its first power
- Lack of clarity in Brexit could damage shipping
- Organizations suggests lower speed
- Ørsteds Race Bank SOV begins trials
- MHI Vestas’ buildings are in progress
- Blue Water scores new French client
- Færgen lays off 400 employees
- Somalia pirates takes shots at tanker
- 25 passengers injured in ferry explosion
Klik venligst
Klik venligst
Klik venligst