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Boreal is Awarded the Contract for the ‘Inner Oslofjord 2021

A new operator for the island ferries in the Inner Oslofjord will be Boreal Sjø, as from from November 1, 2021. This is the first time Boreal Sjø has entered into a contract with public transport company Ruter, following a tender competition with a total of five contenders..

The contract runs until 2034.

Five electric ferries will be built. They have been designed by Multi Maritime. The first will be ready in the winter of 2021-2022. In the summer of 2022, all five ships will be operational.

The new ferries all have a capacity for 350 passengers (compared to 236 passengers now). Although running fully electric, they will have a backup with diesel.