Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First All-Electric Ferry

Today's ship photos are of the ferry Ampere, the world's first all-electric battery powered ferry car and passenger ferry. The electrically-powered ferry was originally developed as a submission to a Norwegian Ministry of Transport competition where the winner would get a 10-year license to operate the Lavik-Oppedal route beginning in 2015. Obviously, the Ampere design … [Read more...]

All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM

The all-electric, aluminum car and passenger ferry “ZeroCat 120” has been awarded the prestigious 'Ship of the Year' award at the SMM trade show in Hamburg this week. "ZeroCat 120" is owned by the Norwegian ferry operator Norled and was designed and built by Fjellstrand, located on the southwest coast of Norway at Omastrand in the Hardangerfjord. The electrically-powered … [Read more...]