Tag: <span>Tram Project</span>

First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction
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First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction

Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project have announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway. Equipped to carry around 150 passengers, the catamaran vessel will be 31 metres long with a nine-metre beam. It will...

Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project
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Servogear propulsion system chosen for EU-funded project

Servogear has announced that its Ecoflow Propulsor system has been selected by the EU-funded emission free fast ferry project, Tram. Ecoflow Propulsor will power the world’s first purely battery-driven fast ferry to operate on a multi stop commuter route. The vessel will begin being built by Norwegian yard Fjellstrand for Kolumbus in May 2021. Once...