Ampere – battery ferry
The world’s first large all-electric car ferry started operating in january 2015 and is a 100 % battery driven catamaran in aluminium. The 80-meter long vessel can carry 120 cars and 360 passengers across the Sognefjord between Lavik and Oppedal in southwest Norway. Crossing time is 20 minutes. Time at port is 10 minutes, time which will be used to fully charge the 1 MWh lithium-polymer battery pack on board.