Hurtigruten has signed an agreement with Bellona to help them reach the goal of becoming more environmentally friendly. I dream of having battery-hybrid ship engines, that can run on algae-fuel, and that is replaced by pure battery power when sailing in and out of harbors, or along the ice edge in the vulnerable polar areas . We are talking about the next generation of ships, when the current fleet will be replaced sometime in the future, says Skjeldam
Hurtigruten has ordered a major remodeling of several of its ships at Fosen Yard. Skjeldam say they investigated the possibility of building the newest, MS Spitsbergen into hybrid , but it was not technically feasible.
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