Lisbon going for electric ferries

Ten new electric ferries will come into service in Lisbon, Portugal, between 2022 and 2024, replacing ferries currently running on diesel. The ships will be supplied by ABB and operated by public ferry company Transtejo. They will have total battery capacity of 1,860 kWh per ship, and each ferry will be able to carry up to 540 passengers, at a maximum speed of 17 knots.

Source: Ship & Bunker, 12 April 2021.

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