Ferry News

The second electric ferry built for Norled at Sembcorp has arrived in Norway and awaiting discharge:


The HLV is Rolldock Star.

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The first LNG-powered RoPax ferry in Norway, M/F Glutra in Ålesund today:


Built in 2000 she was a modern wonder at the time:

She have just completed conversion to hybrid-electric propulsion:

In January this year Russia welcomed the first dual fuel (LNG/Diesel) ferry to the the fleet.
Delivered from a yard in Turkey:

Seen here when arriving in Ust-Luga for the first time:

Now the second such ferry has entered service and received her fist supply of LNG:
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The ferries will operate on the Ust-Luga – Baltiysk route, which is strategically important for Russia:


The 2001 Southern Shipyard, Puerto Galera, Philippines built passenger/cargo vessel TAHITI NUI (Direction De L’equipement Flotille, Papeete, F.P) seen in the port of Uturoa, Raiatea, French Polynesia. She maintains a regular schedule ferrying people between, and supplying, the islands in French Polynesia.
Photo: A.Nonymous

The first hydrogen powered car ferry in the world has received first hydrogen supply in preparation for entering regular service:

More on the hydrogen powered ferry Hydra:

KM Sabuk Nusantara 90:
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BC FERRIES TO TRANSITION METRO VANCOUVER-BASED VESSELS TO B20 BIODIESEL:

https://www.manifoldtimes.com/news/bc-ferries-prepares-transition-of-metro-vancouver-based-vessels-switch-from-diesel-fuel-to-b20/

This old ferry is at Havyard for a major overhale to be ready for the next season carrying tourists on the Hellesylt - Geiranger run:


Photo: Sven Arild Pedersen
She will get two new Mitsubishi diesel motors IMO Tire III to meet the requirements to operate in Geirangerfjord for a few more years.

https://www.sjohistorie.no/no/skip/31923

M/F Hydra is being prepared for its first trip on hydrogen.

  • We look forward to welcoming travelers on board, says Heidi Wolden, managing director of Norled about “Hydra”, which will finally run on hydrogen.

M/F Hydra has now arrived in Viganeset together with the bunkering tower. Norled has finished most of the tests and is currently filling the system with nitrogen to get air out. The plan is to start with low pressure and hot hydrogen gas next week:


Source: NSF today