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Battery powered ferry enters service in Norway

MAY 19, 2015 – Ampere, the world's first battery powered electric car and passenger ferry, has entered service in Norway. Built by the Fjellstrand shipyard, the ferry only uses 150 kWh per route, which corresponds to three days use of electricity in a...

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MAY 21, 2015 — Rotterdam headquartered Imtech Marine will again supply the electric and hybrid propulsion system for the third hybrid ferry ordered from the Glagow shipyard of Ferguson Marine by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd…
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MAY 19, 2015 – Ampere, the world's first battery powered electric car and passenger ferry, has entered service in Norway. Built by the Fjellstrand shipyard, the ferry only uses 150 kWh per route, which corresponds…
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APRIL 16, 2015 — Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, a Vigor Industrial Company, was recently awarded a shipbuilding contract by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), San Francisco, CA, for the design and construction of…
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