Herjólfur IV

70-100 m

3000-5000 kWh

Prime minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir formally named the ferry Herjólfur IV. The ferry is all-electric and transports icelenders and tourists to beautiful Vestmannaeyjar without causing any emissions.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name Herjólfur IV
Owner Eimskip
Operator Herjólfur ofh
Integrator ABB
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Car Ferry
ESS capacity 2983 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Delivery year 2018
Ship yard Chris S.A.
Ship design Polarkonsult
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 71,78 m x 15,5 m
Passenger capacity 540
Car capacity 65-70
Gross tonnage 3270
Deadweight tonnage 315
IMO no 9825099
Area of Operation Iceland
Sailing route Landeyjahöfn - Vestmannaeyjar
Sailing distance 15 km
Crossing time 35 min.
Ship system All-electric
Bus Voltage 800-1100
Class DNV
Flag state Iceland

Estimated annual savings

0 liters

diesel/year saved

0 t/year

CO2 emission reduction

Battery operation

Load Levelling

Peak Shaving

Zero Emissions Operations