Hurtigruten to build all-electric explorer catamarans

Expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has partnered with Norwegian startup company Brim Explorer to introduce battery-powered catamarans, custom built for polar water exploration.

Set to debut in spring 2020, the 24m (78ft) vessels will operate sustainable and silent ocean excursions from the port of Longyearbyen on the Arctic island of Svalbard under the Hurtigruten Svalbard brand.

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