20-40 m

500-1000 kWh

Arlau is the second of three vessels that will replace the oldest ferries running in the Kiel Canal. WSV President Hans-Heinrich Witte said the newbuilds are "..forerunners of a new generation of ferries on the Kiel Canal. They will carry pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles comfortably and in a low-emission environment across the waterway”

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name Arlau
Owner The German Government’s Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV)
Operator Vloot Dab
Integrator Siemens
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Passenger Ferry
ESS capacity 700 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Delivery year 2019
Ship yard Baltic Workboats
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 30 m x 9,6 m
Gross tonnage 200
Deadweight tonnage 45
IMO no 9895410
Area of Operation Germany
Sailing route Kiel Canal
Ship system Hybrid
Class LRS
Flag state Germany

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