Spirit of the Sound II

Research passenger vessel

< 20 m

< 200 kWh

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk's RV Spirit of the Sound II™ is a 64-foot all-aluminum catamaran and is the sequel of the first research vessel in North America with hybrid-electric propulsion. She cruises all year round, offering a cleaner and greener venue to explore Long Island Sound!

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name Spirit of the Sound II
Owner City University of New York
Integrator BAE
Segment Tugs and Workboats
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Workboats
Vessel type Research and Passenger Vessel
ESS capacity 91 kWh
Delivery year 2016
Ship yard Derecktor
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 19,5 x 6,5 x 1,3 m
Area of Operation US East Coast, New York area
Ship system Hybrid
Bus Voltage 540-700 VDC
Class USCG
Flag state USA

Estimated annual savings

0 %

diesel/year saved

Battery operation

Load Levelling

Peak Shaving

Spinning Reserve