Electric ferry RYFYLKE, designed by LMG Marine and built at the Westcon Yard in Ølen, Norway, entered service.
RYFYLKE is a hybrid ferry built in aluminum. With a battery capacity of 4,000 kilowatt hours, it will serve the many Ryfylke Islands on the connection between Nedstrand and Stavanger.
- Fully redundant battery propulsion
- Aluminium hull
- Redundancy with bio diesel
- Energy efficient hull
- Car capacity: 27 units
- Trailer capacity: 2 units
- Passenger capacity: 96 pax
- Class DNV +1A1 LC Car Ferry B Battery(Power) R4[nor] E0
LMG Marin says on their Linkedin: “we are quite proud of it because of its very specific operational profile with multi-stops in electricity-grid secluded communities out of Stavanger. As a result ,the ship will ensure a full day of service on an overnight charge performed at its base port. We believe RYFYLKE features the largest battery pack on a 45m ferry.”