MS Medstraum

The world’s first zero emission fast ferry

20-40 m

1500-2000 kWh

MS Medstraum is the world’s first zero emission fast ferry and will be operating the commuter route between Stavanger and Hommersåk on the west coast of Norway. It will be equipped with two electric motors and a battery with a capacity of 1.5MWh and a charging power of over 2MW.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name MS Medstraum
Owner Kolumbus
Integrator Wärtsliä
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Passenger and Commuter Vessel
ESS capacity 1524 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Dolphin Power
Lightweight battery Yes
Delivery year 2021
Ship yard Fjellstand
Ship design Fjellstrand
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 30 m x 9 m
Passenger capacity 150
Gross tonnage 260
IMO no 9917139
Area of Operation Norway
Sailing route Stavanger - Hommersåk
Crossing time 36 min
Ship system All-electric
Class DNV
Flag state Norway

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