Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Boreal, Wärtsilä Join Forces on Hydrogen-Powered Ferries

Source: World Maritime News, 5th February 2018

World Maritime News reported, "Ferry operator Boreal Sjø and technology group Wärtsilä have reached an agreement to jointly work on developing hydrogen-powered ferries. Under the deal, the parties said they would develop a hybrid hydrogen-electric ferry, which would be powered by 50 percent hydrogen, and one fully electric ferry. According to Boreal Sjø, the new ferry will be the first vessel of its size ever operated by hydrogen in commercial operation. The units are scheduled to be completed in 2021. (...)"

Read more at: https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/243089/boreal-wartsila-join-forces-on-hydrogen-powered-ferries/