SalMar ASA

Project Date

Completed in 2016

Project Information
  • Category: Workboat
  • System: 156 kWh
  • Country: Norway
Project Information

The Elfrida electric boat, the world’s first electrically powered ship for fish farming, is in operation off the coast of Central Norway. The work boat is used to transport feed and equipment, to repair or relocate fish cages, check anchorages, and make inspections. It requires around 50 minutes for its daily trip to the fish hatchery, which lies 12km off the coast. During the normal working day of about eight hours the ship is powered by 100% battery power.

System Specifications: The system is made up of 24 6.5kWh Power batteries for a total of 156kWh.

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