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© LMG Marine
ballard-fuel-cells-successfully-installed-onboard-the-worlds-first-liquid-hydrogen-powered-ferry
© LMG Marine

Ballard fuel cells successfully installed onboard the ‘world’s first’ liquid hydrogen-powered ferry

Ballard has today (November 18) revealed its fuel cells have successfully been installed onboard Norled’s MF Hydra liquid hydrogen-powered ferry, ahead of the vessel’s first sea trials next month.

Set to be the ‘first’ ferry in the world to be powered by proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells running on liquid hydrogen, the milestone comes as a significant step toward the introduction of hydrogen-powered maritime operations.

Having received DNV Type Approval Certification, Ballard says its two 200kW FCWave™ fuel cell modules that have been integrated into the vessel meet stringent safety, functional, design, and documentation requirements for the maritime industry.

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