Tag: <span>ferries</span>

Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry
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Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to minimise carbon footprint of new Canadian ferry

A new ro-ro ferry being built for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will feature Wärtsilä’s advanced hybrid solution rather than a conventional propulsion arrangement to reduce fuel consumption and cut emissions. The vessel will operate in the Balfour – Kootenay Bay route across Kootenay Lake, a pristine environment. For this reason, a...

Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines
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Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines

Swiss ferry operator General Navigation Company (CGN) has placed an order with Wärtsilä for engines and related emissions control after-treatment systems for two new passenger ferries.  The ferries are being built at the Shiptec AG yard in Switzerland and will operate between Switzerland and France across Lake Geneva.  The order with Wärtsilä was placed in September...

ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry
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ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry

Viking Line’s passenger ferry Viking XPRS is to make use of ABB Marine and Port’s shore connection technology during its stays at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn. The 2008-built ferry is deployed on the 2.5-hour route across the Baltic Sea between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland, typically docking in the Estonian city twice a day. ABB’s...

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers
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Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers

A ferry operated by Norled and powered by a diesel-electric hybrid system and battery power has entered operation along the Norwegian Festøya-Solavågen route. Built at the Remontowa shipyard in Poland, the Festøya ferry is the first of four SCHOTTEL-equipped hybrid ferries for Norwegian ferry operator Norled.  Each of the four double-ended RoPax ferries feature two...

Echandia Marine delivers batteries to support Denmark’s zero emissions agenda
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Echandia Marine delivers batteries to support Denmark’s zero emissions agenda

Echandia Marine has delivered its DNV-GL certified lithium-titanate battery (LTO) systems for five zero-emission passenger ferries to operate in Copenhagen, Denmark. Shipyard group Damen won the tender and selected LTO battery experts Echandia Marine to provide the energy systems for this project. According to Damen, the ferries will reduce Copenhagen’s public transport nitrogen oxides (NOX)...

Scandlines installs Norsepower rotor sails on ferry
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Scandlines installs Norsepower rotor sails on ferry

Ferry operator Scandlines has announced the successful installation of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution. This was completed in just hours during a scheduled overnight stop on board the Scandlines’ hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen. The M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger ferry operating between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark, was retrofitted with a Norsepower Rotor Sail unit measuring...