BC Ferries’ Hybrid Electric Island Class Are on Their Way to BC
BC Ferries’ first two hybrid electric Island Class ferries are on their way to British Columbia. The ships departed Constanta, Romania on November 20, 2019, on the semi-submersible vessel SUN RISE, for the 10,305 nautical mile journey to their new home in B.C.
Damen Shipyards Group is responsible for the transport of the ships.
The Transatlantic voyage will take approximately 40 to 45 days, depending on weather.