C-Job Naval Architects has been selected by Saronic Ferries to design a fully electric roll-on/roll-off passenger (Ro-Pax) ferry, which will be the first of its kind in Greece.

The move is aligned with Saronic Ferries’ goal to operate a completely emission-free fleet across all routes by 2040.

Saronic Ferries partner Joseph Lefakis said: “We lead the way encouraging potential stakeholders to embrace change and move things forward, both on the vessel design front and on the land-based infrastructure and supply. One can’t come without the other.

“C-Job, at its core, is a key player in sustainable ship design, worldwide. Sharing the same values with them, naturally led to this cooperation.”

C-Job has already delivered an initial design of the ferry to Saronic Ferries.

The vessel will be capable of accommodating 800 passengers. It will be equipped with fully electric propulsion and incorporate other energy-saving solutions.

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The Ro-Pax ferry will recharge itself in the port of Piraeus.

C-Job Athens director Nikos Papapanagiotou said: “We’re proud to have been chosen as partner to Saronic Ferries to develop their zero-emission ferry and support their sustainable ambitions.

“We’ve been researching alternative fuels and energy sources for nearly a decade and have applied this knowledge and other innovations to our designs.”

The ferry will join Saronic Ferries’ fleet in 2026. It is expected to operate between Piraeus and the islands of Aegina and Agistri.

Recently, Norwegian ferry operator Norled received the second of three identical battery-operated Ro-Pax ferries from Sembcorp Marine.