March 10, 2023
Norled and Brødrene Aa have entered into a contract for the construction of a new hybrid electric vessel, to be named BRE.
It will be used as a reserve vessel on Norled’s routes from Bodø to Væran and Gildeskål. On these services she will have a hybridization rate of 70% electric operation.
When not operating on these routes, BRE will operate as a 100% electric sightseeing boat for Brim Explorer.
- Passengers : 130 with space for luggage, bicycles and kayaks
- Speed : 30 knots
- Length : 24 metres
- Battery : 1.2 MWh
- Construction : Carbon Fibre