The world’s first “fully electric” ferry is considered to be the Ampere catamaran, put into service in 2015. It transports cars and passengers across the Norwegian fjord. It features a gross tonnage of 1598 and a deadweight capacity of 199 t, with a total length of 79.4 m. Its partly […]
On April 20, 2017 at Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, the steel cutting for the new two hybrid car passenger ferries ordered by Transport for London took place. Mark Willbourn, project manager at Briggs Marine pushed the button of a cutting plasma machine thus initiating the production process.