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THE FJORDS TAKES DELIVERY OF FUTURE OF THE FJORDS Tourist ship owner and operator The Fjords has taken delivery of a vessel it believes sets new standards for environmentally responsible passenger transport. Future of The Fjords, a 42m long carbon fibre 400 PAX all-electric catamaran. It is the first vessel of its kind to offer completely emission free transport through the beautiful, yet fragile, Western Norwegian landscape.

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uture of The Fjords is the sister ship to Vision of The Fjords, a diesel electric hybrid launched to universal acclaim in 2016. Although both ships are designed and constructed by Norwegian shipyard Brødrene Aa, with hulls that mirror the zigzagging mountain paths they sail beside,

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they are very different once you scratch the surface, as The Fjords CEO Rolf Sandvik explains: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - It is our mission to safeguard the vulnerable environment we give access to, while providing the absolute optimal experience for our passen-

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gers, he notes. With Future of The Fjords it’s mission accomplished. - Vision of The Fjords was an important development for us, but we had the ambition to take it one step further and replace the diesel electric propulsion with allelectric – thus eradicating all noise

and emissions to air for the entire route. Future of The Fjords does just that, minimising its impact on the environment while maximising the experience of passengers who can now glide silently over the water and come closer to nature than ever before. Taking this delivery is a very proud day for us, and for our

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The count-down for SMM is on: In just a few days, the Who’s Who of the maritime industry will meet in Hamburg for SMM, the leading internati...

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The count-down for SMM is on: In just a few days, the Who’s Who of the maritime industry will meet in Hamburg for SMM, the leading internati...