ABB technology to support iconic U.S. ferry’s move to hybrid-electric operations

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    PRess Release – Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid-electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for its new vessel, in a technology step change along one of the longest-established ferry routes in the United StatesThe new ferry is expected to cut up to 800 tons of carbon dioxide per year – an equivalent of emissions annually generated by 175,000 passenger cars – significantly improving air quality in Portland, Maine.

    The new 50-meter ferry will feature ABB Marine & Ports’ hybrid power, propulsion and a shore charging system, supporting diesel-electric and zero-emissions battery-powered modes, as well as a combination of both.

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