Port of Oslo contracts for hybrid patrol boat that will be fueled by biodiesel

June 10, 2020 |

In Norway, the Port of Oslo has signed a contract with Maritime Partner AS in Aalesund, Norway to purchase a new hybrid boat for delivery early 2021. The new boat will be used for port surveillance as well as escorting of larger vessels sailing in the harbor. The boat will be on the fjord every day to ensure that ships can travel safely and efficiently. The propulsion is by twin water jets connected to the diesel and electric motors. The top speed exceeds 30 knots. Batteries can operate the boat at low speeds of 4-5 knots for 2-3 hours. The diesel engines use biodiesel, and emissions are in accordance with strict international environmental regulations.

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