Cross-Channel hybrid ferry makes its debut

Calais 2 - Credit Simon Boulanger Port Boulogne Calais

The world’s largest double-ended ferry promises greener cross-Channel travel, bringing a 40% reduction in carbon emissions

A new hybrid P&O Ferries ship has made its maiden voyage, sailing the English Channel between Dover and Calais.

The hybrid diesel-electric P&O Pioneer is one of a pair of new double-ended 230m ferries designed to help the company further reduce carbon emissions following its 9% reduction in 2022.

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