Tag: Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten trialing first Norwegian cruise ship running on biodiesel

Hurtigruten trialing first Norwegian cruise ship running on biodiesel

October 30, 2019 |

In Norway, on the way to the goal of becoming completely emission free, Hurtigruten has as the first Norwegian cruise line started testing biodiesel on board the ship MS Polarlys. This fuel can potentially reduce emissions with 95 percent. MS Polarlys has successfully been testing the use of Biodiesel the last few weeks and will […]

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Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

December 15, 2018 |

In Norway, Hurtigruten revealed plans to use liquid biogas in new ships that were launched at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Hurtigruten chief executive Daniel Skjeldam told Passenger Ship Technology that the new ships would “change the industry, push the boundaries and change the entire face of cruising.” He said these “hybrid cars of the ocean” […]

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Hurtigruten to fuel cruise ships on biogas made partly from fish waste

Hurtigruten to fuel cruise ships on biogas made partly from fish waste

November 19, 2018 |

In Norway, Reuters reports that Hurtigruten is investing $826 million to adapt its 17-vessel fleet of cruise ships including six older vessels that will run on a combination of liquefied natural gas (LNG), electric batteries and liquefied bio gas (LBG), the latter of which will be produced from fish waste along with agricultural and forestry […]

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