Stena RoPax completes first month of operation as battery hybrid

OCTOBER 19, 2018 — Stena Line reports that its 550 car, 1,500 passenger RoPax ferry Stena Jutlandica has now completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel and that

Battery power a condition of new Statoil supply vessel contracts

JUNE 28, 2017 — Conversion for battery hybrid operation is required under contracts just awarded to five shipowners by Norway’s Statoil. The contracts cover provision of seven supply vessels to operate from

Seaspan LNG battery hybrid ferry claims many firsts

JANUARY 16, 2017 — Classification society Bureau Veritas says that Seaspan Ferries Corporation’s (SFC) recently delivered ferry Seaspan Swift is the first hybrid LNG fueled and battery powered vessel in service and

Battery hybrid stern trawler offers big efficiency gains

AUGUST 16, 2016 — Unveiled at the Nor-Fishing 2016 event which opens in Trondheim, Norway, today, the new Wärtsilä Ship Design VS 6215 ST stern trawler uses hybrid battery technology, an optimized

New Scandlines duo: Maneuverable as well as green

AUGUST 15, 2016 —MF Berlin, the first of two new battery-hybrid passenger and freight ferries is now in service on Scandlines’ Gedser-Rostock route between Denmark and Germany. Sister vessel MF Copenhagen is

U.K. ferry will feature battery hybrid technology

JULY 22, 2016 — A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for U.K. operator Wightlink will be the first to utilize Wärtsilä hybrid battery technology to improve efficiency,

Seaspan Ferries dual fuel duo to be battery hybrid vessels

FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — The two 148.9 dual fuel ferries ordered by Seaspan Ferries Corporation from Turkey’s Sedef Shipyard (see earlier story) will, in fact, be battery hybrid vessels. Under a contract