MV Marilyn Bell I

20-40 m

200-500 kWh

The MV Marilyn Bell I passenger and vehicle ferry is set to be the first ferry in Canada to operate under electric power. The conversion to electric power is part of PortsToronto’s sustainability program, which took a phased approach to greening the ferry’s operations.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name MV Marilyn Bell I
Owner Ports Toronto
Integrator Canal Marine
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Passenger and Commuter Vessel
ESS capacity 226 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Ship yard Hike Metal Products Ltd
Newbuild/Retrofit Retrofit
Vessel size 29,26 m x 11,5 m
Passenger capacity 200
Car capacity 15
Gross tonnage 270
Deadweight tonnage 67
IMO no 8681616
Area of Operation Canada
Sailing route Western Gap Lake Ontario
Sailing distance 122 m
Crossing time 90 sec
Ship system All-electric
Bus Voltage 360-500 VDC
Class BV
Flag state Canada

Estimated annual savings

0 t/year

CO2 emission reduction

Battery operation

Zero Emissions Operations