ABB to Provide Hybrid-Electric Propulsion to Vigor

US-based shipbuilding company Vigor Fab has selected ABB as its hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system provider for new vessels for the Washington State Ferry fleet.

This will set it to be the biggest ferry system in the US to have zero-emission operations.

The new ‘Olympic Class’ ferries will be able to accommodate 144 cars and 1,500 passengers each with a significant decrease in greenhouse gas emissions and fuel use…

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