Alslinjen’s electric ferry put into production

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Steel cutting for Alslinjen’s new electric ferry recently took place at the Cemre Shipyard Tukey.

Molslinjen’s construction project manager, Ole Berg-Hansen, pressed the button to start the CNC plasma cutting machine, which cut through the very first plate for the new ferry.

To be completed in September 2024, the vessel’s key characteristics are;

  • 8 meters in length
  • 600 passengers
  • 188 cars
  • The ferry will have batteries of 3.1 MWh which can be fully charged in approx. 20 minutes

A similar vessel will be built for Samsø line, with production beginning 1 April 2023.

Video of steel cutting 

Fanø Gets Its First Electric Ferry

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Molslinjen’s brand new electric ferry GROTTE was put into operation on October 1st on the route between Esbjerg and Fanø. ‘

GROTTE was design by OSK Group and built at Hvide Sande Shipyard.

It was built according to exactly the same design as the two current ferries, FENJA and MENJA, which for many years have shown their efficiency in the short Danish domestic route between Esbjerg and Nordby on the island of Fanø.

The ferries FENJA and MENJA have just switched to fossil-free biofuel. The three ferries together will reduce emissions by up to 96 percent.

Electric Ferry To Be Handed Over To Ærø Færgerne In Early May

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The E-ferry project has seen some delays. It encountered challenges with the interconnection of different systems, which required more time than planned.
The project partners initially expected that the commissioning would take 10 weeks and last from December to mid-February. After that, berthing- and sea trials were going to take place. The delivery to Ærø Færgerne was planned for the middle of March.
Now the final testing will take place at the end of April.
Handing over to Ærø Færgerne is planed for 3 May.
After crew training the public service will start in mid June.