Ben Woollacott

40-70 m

< 200 kWh

Transport for London ordered the hybrid vessel Ben Woollacott to operate the free ferry service connecting Woolwich with North Woolwich across the river Thames in East London.

Corvus ESS specifications:

Name Ben Woollacott
Owner Transport for London
Integrator Norwegian Electric Systems
Segment Cruise and Ferry
Sub-segment Electric and Hybrid Ferries
Vessel type Car ferry
ESS capacity 181 kWh
Corvus product Corvus Orca ESS
Delivery year 2018
Ship yard Remontowa
Ship design LMG Marin LMG 60-DEH
Newbuild/Retrofit Newbuild
Vessel size 62.3 x 18.8 x 1.8 m
Passenger capacity 150
Car capacity 45
Gross tonnage 1750
Deadweight tonnage 703
IMO no 9822011
Area of Operation London
Sailing route Woolwich Crossing
Sailing distance 470 m
Crossing time 5 min
Ship system Hybrid
Bus Voltage 570-800 VDC
Class LR
Flag state UK

Estimated annual savings

0 liters

diesel/year saved

0 t/year

CO2 emission reduction

Battery operation

Peak Shaving