Video: A Fully Electric Ro-Ro Ferry Is Coming Soon

Video: A Fully Electric Ro-Ro Ferry Is Coming Soon

fully electric ro-ro ferry

Last updated on February 15th, 2021 at 06:04 am

Fjord1 NB1097 (Rodvenfjord) is a fully electric Ro-Ro ferry which is under construction in Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard and was successfully launched on January 8.

104.7 metre long and 17.7 metre beam vessel is DNV-GL classed. Designed by Multi Maritime, the vessel has a capacity of 299 Passengers and 120 Cars. 

Keel of the fully electric ro-ro ferry was laid on 26 June 2020 and is scheduled to deliver in August 2021. Upon completion, the vessel is intended for use at Sølsnes – Åfarnes in Western Norway.

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The ferry is designed to operate as fully electric on batteries, but hybrid generators have been installed on board as a back-up.

OSM is currently supervising the whole construction progress of the vessel with a total of five site team members.

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