Green Passenger Ferries with Full-electrical propulsion system
Faaborg Vaerft has just delivered the first full-electrical passenger vessel built in composite materials to the shipping company Ballerina AB in Stockholm, Sweden.
This unique and highly modern vessel will operate in the archipelago of Stockholm where it will transport passengers between the different stops silently and eco-friendly with its correct propulsion.
Faaborg Vaerft has together with Principia North, Wilhelmsen Technical Solution and Saft developed, designed and produced this modern vessel.
The new unique electrical ferry is a result of an exceptional and innovative cooperation between the owner and the mentioned companies.
Faaborg Vaerft’s large experience with building and delivery of composite vessels and cooperation with professional business partners has ensured that Ballerina AB has received a high quality product customized for the owners demands and wishes.
The vessel has the name “Sjövägen” and has sailed from Faaborg to Stockholm on its own keel and by its own power where it will start to operate shortly after arrival. “Sjövägen” is designed and approved for 150 pax.
The vessel is ice reinforced, equipped with a double propeller system, 2 x 160 kW electrical engines for propulsion, 500 kWh battery bank, electro hydraulic steering system, electrical bow thruster and communication and navigation equipment.
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