Belgium’s DAB Vloot orders electric ferry from Estonian builder

Photo: Baltic Workboats

Belgian inland vessel operator DAB Vloot has placed an order for a new electric ferry to be built by Baltic Workboats of Estonia.

Once completed, the vessel will have capacity for 50 passengers and 25 bicycles. It will also have a Corvus Orca Energy battery pack installed as a source for propulsion power while the electric propulsion system will be supplied by Danfoss Editron.

To cover auxiliary power consumption, solar panels will be installed on the sunroof.

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