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Hydrogen to power luxury cruise ships
© Explora Journeys
Hydrogen to power luxury cruise ships
© Explora Journeys

Hydrogen to power luxury cruise ships

Hydrogen looks set to get on board luxury cruises with an agreement revealed today (July 6), to construct two hydrogen-powered cruise ships.

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Explora Journeys, the luxury travel brand of MSC Group’s Cruise Division, for the construction of two hydrogen-powered luxury cruise ships.

The Explora V and VI are set to feature liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines, with a containment system for liquid hydrogen to power a 6MW fuel cell to produce emissions-free power for the hotel operations, allowing the vessels to run on ‘zero-emissions’ in port.

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