This page offer news concerning ForSea and the Öresund integration.
ForSea to upgrade Tycho Brahe with the world’s largest battery pack, extending the vessel lifetime and cutting emissions
The ferry operator will update its ship Tycho Brahe to feature the world’s largest battery pack ever installed on a ferry.Read more
New Chairman for ForSea
New Chairman for ForSea
With his experience from the transport and travel sector, it is expected that Christian Clemens will successfully continue the work of cementing ForSea’s position as a key player in the Öresund Region.
Spontaneous visits to both sides of the Sound are possible once more.
On Saturday 27 June, Denmark will be easing its travel restrictions on all residents in Skåne, Blekinge and Halland Region in Sweden, and for all travellers who are transiting Denmark on their way to destinations within Scandinavia. ForSea is therefore increasing the frequency of its services and opening up the cafés and shops on all 3 vessels.Read more
ForSea appoints new CEO
The Board of Directors of ForSea AB have appointed Kristian Durhuus as the company’s new CEO. He will join ForSea on June 15th.Read more
Freight – 110 daily ferry crossings between Denmark and Sweden for cargo by trucks
ForSea continue to be a fast and reliable Freight service between Denmark and Sweden, also during the Corona Crises.Read more
ForSea continues to sail on the route Elsinore-Helsingborg, also during the period 14 March to 13 April
ForSea continues to sail on the route Elsinore-Helsingborg, also during the period 14 March to 13 April.Read more
Johan Röstin steps down as CEO of ForSea
ForSea announced today that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Johan Röstin will be stepping down from his position.Read more
ForSea is the first shipping company in Sweden and Denmark to be MSC and ASC certified
ForSea is the first shipping company in Sweden and Denmark to be MSC and ASC certified and the first shipping company in the world to serve only MSC and ASC labelled fish and seafood.Read more
During Thursday's routine check and battery change, a deviation was detected in a few of the batteries. The cause is being investigated by the suppliers, ABB, and a change of batteries is underway. According to our safety routines, both Tycho Brahe and Aurora will run on traditional diesel operation until the cause is resolved. During Saturday's festivities, as we celebrate the 1-year anniversary of ForSea, the robot technology will be on display but without actual charging of the batteries.Read more
Mercandia 4 to be converted to a freight only vessel
ForSea has decided to convert Mercandia 4 from a passenger and freight vessel to a pure
freight service. As a consequence, we will no longer offer retail and F&B services on
Mercandia 4 as of 1 September 2019.
ForSea awarded yet another prize − Hybrid Propulsion System of the Year 2019
The Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards are now in their sixth year. The prizes rank among the world’s most prestigious honours in the marine industry and are awarded to recognise the achievements of manufacturers, suppliers, engineers, innovators and their products in the marine sector.Read more
Now the blue way is also the greenest one
As part of the HH Ferries sustainability voyage, the Tycho Brahe and Aurora ferries now operate fully on battery power. This makes the route between Helsingborg and Helsingør the world’s first high-intensity battery-operated ferry line, with departures for both passengers and transport operations every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day, in all weather conditions. To show that the journey towards becoming the most sustainable transport company in the region is serious, the shipping company will also change its name to ForSea.Read more