Le Commandant Charcot

130-160 m

3000-5000 kWh

The luxury polar cruise vessel Le Commandant Charcot, named after the French polar scientist Jean-Baptiste Charcot.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name Le Commandant Charcot
Owner Ponant
Integrator ABB
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Hybrid Powered Cruise Ships
Vessel type Small and midsize cruise
ESS capacity 4520 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Delivery year 2021
Ship yard Vard Søviknes NB 887
Ship design Stirling Design International / VARD / Aker Arctic / Ponant
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 150 x 28 m
Passenger capacity 270
Gross tonnage 30956
IMO no 9846249
Area of Operation Polar areas
Ship system Hybrid
Bus Voltage 720-1000 VDC
Class BV
Flag state Francce

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