Sweden-based shipping company HH Ferries has commenced operation of two of its battery-powered ferries, Tycho Brahe and Aurora, on the Helsingborg-Helsingør route.

The ferries are designed to operate on battery power in all weather conditions.

Vessel batteries will be charged with ‘green electricity’ produced from non-fossil fuel sources such as wind, water and solar energy to completely eliminate emissions.

Both ferries are expected to enable HH Ferries to reduce overall emissions by around 65%.

A fully automatic, laser-controlled robot arm is developed to plug into the vessels, recharging them when they are in port.

Each vessel is expected to require five to nine minutes of charging for a 20-minute crossing.

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HH Ferries also aims to contribute towards Sweden’s long-term climate goal of achieving a net greenhouse gas by 2045.

“We are sailing toward zero emissions and towards the future in every way our company operates.”

HH Ferries Group CEO Johan Röstin said: “The two battery-powered ferries are the first step on our sustainability journey for an even better ferry route.

“We will not settle with just how we manage the power on-board between our destinations of Helsingborg and Helsingør, we are sailing toward zero emissions and towards the future in every way our company operates.

“To us, it is important that the ‘blue road’ between the two cities remains.”

HH Ferries Group will change its name to ForSea as part of its plan to become the region’s sustainable transport company.