San Cristoforo


200-500 kWh

The long running San Cristoforo, a 386-tonne passenger and car ferry sailing in Lake Maggiore in Italy is converted into hybrid operation, helping reduce emissions and increase overall energy efficiency. The installation of a complete electric and propulsion system will enable the vessel to operate in hybrid and zero-emission electric modes.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name San Cristoforo
Owner Gestione Navigazione Laghi
Integrator ABB
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Ro-Pax
ESS capacity 203 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Delivery year 2020
Newbuild/Retrofit Retrofit
Passenger capacity 450
Car capacity 27
Gross tonnage 386
Area of Operation Lake Maggiore
Ship system Hybrid
Class RINA
Flag state Italy

Estimated annual savings

0 %

diesel/year saved

Battery operation

Load Levelling

Peak Shaving

Zero Emissions Operations