Flagships project holds safety discussions for hydrogen ferry

When developing Norway’s first ferry operating on compressed hydrogen, safety is a key issue.

European innovation project Flagships is building a passenger and car ferry to be operated by Norled as part of the local public transport network in Stavanger, Norway.

The project will also build a hydrogen push-boat operated by Compagnie Fluvial de Transport (CFT) in Lyon, which will serve as a utility vessel on the river Rhône.

The Norled ferry is currently under construction at the Ada shipyard in Turkey and the Flagships Stavenger team carried out a pre-HAZID workshop on 2nd April to discuss the safety issues of the hydrogen system.

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