29 Apr '17, 3pm

Finland’s oldest ferry goes all electric with Visedo https://t.co/bBo7IYbV4Y

Finland’s oldest ferry goes all electric with Visedo https://t.co/bBo7IYbV4Y

Finland’s oldest ferry goes all electric with Visedo 28 April 2017 The oldest operating ferry in Finland will on Saturday become the nation’s first all-electric passenger vessel after being fitted with Visedo power. The City of Turku will officially re-launch the historic Föri ferry tomorrow, complete with a new zero-emission electric drivetrain that will deliver greater efficiency, less noise and reduced operating costs. The Föri initially entered service in 1904, after the City of Turku commissioned local shipyards Aktiebolaget Vulcan to build a city commuter ferry to take passengers across the Aura River to Åbo. Since then the distinctive little orange boat—named after the Swedish word for ferry, färja—has traversed its route nonstop back and forth across the river for more than a century to become a beloved transport icon for the city. Turku commissioned local boatyard...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/04/20170428-visedo.h...

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