Energy Observer and its crew may have returned to its home port of Saint-Malo, France for the winter months, but the work on its Odyssey for the Future does not ease up anytime soon, as Founder and Captain Victorien Erussard explains in an exclusive interview with H2 View.
After travelling more than 4,000 nautical miles this year around Northern Europe, the world-first hydrogen-powered vessel’s return to Saint-Malo marks the end of the odyssey in Europe, which has taken the crew from Israel to Spitsbergen via St Petersburg and Venice.
Since its launch in 2017, Energy Observer has travelled more than 18,000 nautical miles and by the end of its six-year Odyssey, will have taken in 50 countries and 101 stopovers in total under its mission to test the energies of tomorrow under extreme conditions. It’s a gruelling project, with bold ambitions and constant challenges.
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