This page offer news concerning ForSea and the Öresund integration.
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