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Electric propulsion offers maximised efficiency, fuel savings, reduced noise and vibration, eco- friendliness and compliance to new environmental regulations.  Battery power solutions improve life-cycle of vessels and contribute to better use of resources. Charging time, reliable energy storage system, construction costs are critical factors for short-distance vessels to operate all-electric.

 

Hybrid vessels and all-electric ships already exist in european waters.

Hallaig

Type: passenger Gross Tonnage: 499 Length: 43.5m Capacity: 150p, 23v Area of operation: Skye - Raasay, GBI Propulsion power: 2x400kW Battery Pack [kWh]: 700