Wärtsilä wins order to design and equip two zero-emissions ferries

Netherlands shipbuilder Holland Shipyards Group has awarded Wärtsilä a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions double-ended shuttle ferries ordered by Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö.

The two ferry designs are not identical. One is a 30 meter long vessel capable of carrying 10 cars and approximately 100 passengers, while the other is for a 50 meter long vessel for 35 cars and 149 passengers, including crew.

The ferries will serve the Launes – Kvellandstrand – Launes, and Abelnes –...