“Medstraum” is the world’s first fully electric and zero emission Fast Ferry classed in accordance with the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Crafts (HSC Code), and will begin a trial passenger service between the city of Stavanger and surrounding communities and islands in Q3 2022
The vessel has a super effiient catamaran hull, and will have a service speed of 23 knots (top speed is 27 knots), using electricity from the grid as the only energy source
“Medstraum” present the future zero emmission Fast Ferry concept for safe and efficient passenger transport for the surrounding areas for cities by the sea
147 passengeres accommodated by a crew of 3 can enjoy the journey in a quiet atmosphere onboard, with perfect view to the sea and landscape passing by.
“Medstraum” received the “Ship of the Year” award at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg in September 2022 for being the worlds first of its kind (fully electric Fast Ferry), the long operational capability, the high propulsive efficiency (80%), the optimized hull and the overall weight reduction in all elements of the construction
The vessel is built to IACS class with following class notations; DNV ✠1A, – HSLC Passenger – Battery Power – Shore Power – R5 – NOR – (or equal)