Vard to Build All-Electric Ferry for Boreal

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited has won a contract to build one car and passenger ferry for compatriot transportation company Boreal.

Scheduled for delivery in Q3 2019, the ferry will be built by Vard Brevik in Norway and its hull by Vard Braila in Romania.

As informed, the new vessel will feature a fully electrical battery solution for continuous electric operations and is designed for environmentally friendly operations in the Norwegian fjords.

The vessel, designed by Multi Maritime, will measure 74 meters in length and 14.2 meters in beam. It will have a total capacity of up to 60 cars and 199 passengers and crew.

The newbuilding is expected to commence operations from January 2020, crossing Kvanndal-Utne at the west-coast of Norway where Boreal has been awarded a nine-year contract with the Norwegian government.

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