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The fully electric Future of The Fjords has been launched

11.04.2018

Brødrene Aa reports that the fully-electric Seasight vessel, «Future of the Fjords», has performed her first sea trials. These fossil free sailings mark a milestone on our journey towards greener shipping.


The new build is 42m long, takes 400 passengers and is designed for a service speed of 16 knots. She has 1,9 MWh of batteries installed, providing power to a pair of 450 kW electrical engine.

 

Future of the Fjords is fitted with a complete Servogear Ecoflow PropulsionTM concept.

 

Main Propulsion data:

Engines: 2 x El.motor
Engine power/rpm: 2 x 450kW@1180rpm
Gearbox: 2 x Servogear HD220H
Reduction ratio: 2,952: 1
Propeller diameter: 1475 mm 
Propeller shaft diameter: Ø100 mm
Shaft angle: 4,0 deg.
Class approval: DNV