Battery-Powered Ferries And New Name Generated Growth On The Helsingborg-Helsingör Route In Q4

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Battery-Powered Ferries And New Name Generated Growth On The Helsingborg-Helsingör Route In Q4

In Q4 2018, ForSea inaugurated the two ferries Aurora and Tycho Brahe as the World’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries. Simultaneously, the ForSea brand was launched, and the introduction of battery-powered combined with the name change contributed significantly to an increase in the number of leisure passengers in the quarter. While the number of transported cars declined moderately, the strong growth in the number of transported trucks continued.

  • +2% trucks = 112,000 (109,000)
  • -2% cars = 260,000 (265,000)
  • +4% pax = 1.5 million (1.44 million)


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Continued Progress In Freight Traffic For Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör

Freight traffic volumes continued to grow in Q3 on Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör, which accounted for the largest share of growth in freight traffic on Öresund this quarter as well.

While the number of transported passengers and cars declined, due to the unusually warm summer among other things, the ferries’ precision and capacity utilisation remained high.

  • Trends
  • +6% trucks
  • +0% 12,800 sailings
  • -4% cars
  • -8% buses

HH Ferries Group has completed the last adjustments of the charging and battery installations, allowing AURORA and TYCHO BRAHE to be officially inaugurated as the world’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries at an event on 9 November.

More freight capacity on Helsingborg-Helsingör route as from December 1

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Scandlines HH-Ferries Helsingborg-Helsingör expands capacity when HAMLET’s sailing schedule is expanded by five hours daily. The expansion is driven by increasing demand from the route’s freight customers and implemented following a long period of significant growth in freight traffic.
Last year 410,000 trucks used the ferry service. The new schedule increases the capacity with 40,000 units per year.

Photo © Mike Louagie