‘Elektra’: Commercial battery ferries become a reality

Elektra’s 15.20m beam has 450m of lanes - five across - which gives it capacity for over 90 cars and 375 passengers

The most important thing about ‘Elektra’, Finland’s new, double-ended ferry is that it paves the way for a new breed of vessel: battery-driven ro-ros. This is despite doubts that such a design was possible, let alone profitable.

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