By 13 October 20232023 Newsletter week 41
October 13, 2023

BC Ferries scales down electrification ambitions for its Island Class fleet due to funding challenges, writes the National Observer. Initial plans to convert all six Island Class ferries to 100% battery-electric operations by 2025 are on hold.

The focus is now on electrifying four vessels serving specific routes, pending approval from the BC Ferry Commissioner.