Havyard Leirvik signs important contract with new customer

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Norwegian Havyard Leirvik, which is owned by listed Eqva ASA, has signed a contract with Boreal Sjø for the conversion of the ferry VANNES.

The ferry will be rebuilt to meet requirements from the Norwegian Maritime Authority so that it can operate in an extended trade area.

“The reconstruction of VANNES is a typical example of rebuilding assignments, of which there are expected to be many in the years to come. They normally have a contract value somewhere between NOK 10 and 20 million and are executed over a three-, four-month period,” says Sales Manager Silje Smådal.

Norsepower will install rotor sails on CLdN’s DELPHINE, world’s largest shortsea roro

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The 8,000 lane meters DELPHINE transits between the UK, Ireland and Europe and is the largest shortsea roro operating in the world today. With two 35mx5m Rotor Sails, Norsepower has estimated that the technology would achieve a fuel and emission reduction saving of between 7 to 10% for this vessel, depending on the route.

Installation will happen end of 2022.

Havyard Leirvik has signed a contract for the electrification of the Norled ferry IBESTAD

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In line with the green shift, IBESTAD will be rebuilt from diesel-mechanical propulsion to electric propulsion with battery and shore power charging.

It will also be possible to use diesel generators over longer distances when it is not possible to charge from land.

The system will be delivered by SEAM, and the start of the project at the yard is set for 1 August 2022.

Battery rooms will be built, and the current two diesel engines will be replaced by electric motors for operating the propellers.

The ferry will be used on the Svensby-Breivikeidet connection over Ullsfjorden in Troms, Norway.

Press release in Norwegian