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Damen To Design Fuel Friendly Ferry

Posted on December 20, 2010

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem will develop a ferry, designed to reduce emissions increase efficiency, for the Dutch shipping company Rederij Doeksen. The two companies plan to power the ferry with LNG, a hybrid system using wind and solar and other alternative systems, said the company.

Based in Harlingen, the Netherlands, the shipping company operates passenger and car ferries between Harlingen and the Dutch Wadden islands of Vlieland and Terschelling. The two companies plan to have a design completed by the end of 2011.

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