Spirit of the Sound

< 20 m

< 200 kWh

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk's RV Spirit of the Sound™ is a 64-foot all-aluminum catamaran that launched in 2015 as 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
Owner Norwalk Maritime Aquarium
Integrator BAE
Segment Other Marine
Vessel type Research and passenger vessel
ESS capacity 91 kWh
Delivery year 2015
Ship yard Derecktor
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 19.5 x 6.5 x 1.3 m
Area of Operation Connecticut coast
Ship system Hybrid
Bus Voltage 540-700 VDC
Flag state USA

Estimated annual savings

0 %

diesel/year saved

Battery operation

Load Levelling

Peak Shaving