Stena Line to deploy electric ferries

By 2030 at the latest, Stena Line plans to deploy two electric ferries on the route between Sweden and Denmark. The ferries will be battery-driven, approximately 200 meters long and be able to fit 1,000-1,500 passengers.

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With a target of a 30 percent emissions reduction by 2030, Stena Line plans to realize its target through the deployment of two electric Stena Elektra ferries on the Frederikshavn-Gøteborg route between Denmark and Sweden, writes the carrier in a press release.

"Our ambition is to lead the development towards fossil-free seafare and sustainable transport at sea (...) It makes me proud that we can take this historical route and bring it as far into the future as possible with our commitment to two Stena Elektra ferries," says Stena Line CEO Niclas Mårtensson.

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