Tuesday, 3 October 2017

World's First Hydrogen-Powered Cruise Ship Slated

Source: The Maritime Executive, 2nd October 2017

Maritime Executive reported, "Viking Cruises has joined the ranks of shipping companies working to introduce fuel cell technology with the announcement last week of plans to build the world’s first cruise ship fueled by liquid hydrogen. Project manager Serge Fossati told a shipping conference in Norway that the ship will be around 230 meters long and will accommodate more than 900 passengers and a crew of 500. She will be based on the design of the cruise line's other ocean-going ships, such as the Viking Sun. Several tender ships to carry the fuel to the cruise ship are also part of the project. (...)"

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