All-electric ferry is 'Ship of the Year'

"ZeroCat 120" has won the award for "Ship of the Year" at SMM in Hamburg this week.

The "ZeroCat 120" is an all-electric, aluminium car and passanger ferry. This week it was awarded the prestigious 'Ship of the Year' at SMM in Hamburg. 

 

The Norwegian shipping operator Norled ownes the ferry and it was design and built by Fjellstrand. 

 

The new ferry, the world’s first to operate solely on battery power, will operate the route with 34 crossings a day, 365 days a year beginning January 1. The route and Norway in general is considered ideal for battery-powered ferries because of the short routes.

 

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