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The inauguration of Tycho Brahe as battery-driven ferry on Helsingborg-Helsingör is cancelled

The inauguration of Tycho Brahe as battery-driven ferry on Helsingborg-Helsingör is cancelled

Jun. 19, 2017

Due to technical problems, the commissioning of Tycho Brahe as the world’s largest battery-driven ferry on the Helsingborg-Helsingör route has been delayed.

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HH Ferries Group wins the prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017

HH Ferries Group wins the prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017

Jun. 14, 2017

HH Ferries Group has received the prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017 at the 8th annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) in Berlin on 14 June 2017.

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The Danish Energy Association highlights conversion project

The Danish Energy Association highlights conversion project

May. 18, 2017

The non-commercial lobby organisation Danish Energy Association highlights HH Ferries Group's efforts to reduce its environmental footprint in a video and article about the conversion project (Danish).

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Sysla Grønn labels Tycho Brahe and Aurora the world’s largest battery ferries

Sysla Grønn labels Tycho Brahe and Aurora the world’s largest battery ferries

May. 10, 2017

On May 4th, Norwegian media Sysla Grønn reported that the conversion of Tycho Brahe and Aurora creates the largest battery ferries in the world with passenger capacity of 1,100 and 1,250, respectively.

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HH Ferries Group has docked Tycho Brahe for completion of battery conversion

HH Ferries Group has docked Tycho Brahe for completion of battery conversion

Apr. 26, 2017

Tycho Brahe has docked at the shipyard in Landskrona for completion of the remaining conversion and installation works to ensure that the ferry can be recommissioned as a fully battery-operated vessel on the Helsingborg-Helsingör route by the end of June.

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HH Ferries Group has taken visible steps on path to battery operation

HH Ferries Group has taken visible steps on path to battery operation

Feb. 20, 2017

Ferries Tycho Brahe and Aurora have both been docked for a short period of time at the shipyard in Landskrona for installation of containers and deckhouses for batteries and other technology. 

Tycho Brahe and Aurora have been re-commissioned on the route, and the changes to the ferries’ profiles are very visible when they cross Öresund.

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HH Ferries Group obtains ISO certification for environmental management

HH Ferries Group obtains ISO certification for environmental management

Feb. 10, 2017

HH Ferries Group has reached another milestone on the journey towards greener ferry operations on Öresund, securing environmental management certification in accordance with the ISO 14001:2015 standard. The certification follows targeted work and confirms HH Ferries Group’s systematic approach to environmental management.

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Öresund Dry Docks selected to convert two ferries

Öresund Dry Docks selected to convert two ferries

Dec. 07, 2016

The conversion of HH Ferries’ two vessels, Tycho Brahe and Aurora, into the world’s largest emission-free ferries is gathering pace after Öresund Dry Docks was selected to carry out the work. See press release from ABB.

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News agency Rapidus labels battery conversion global pilot project (Danish)

News agency Rapidus labels battery conversion global pilot project (Danish)

Nov. 03, 2016

On September 22, the regional news service Rapidus reported that the HH Ferries Group’s battery project was mentioned in leading global trade media

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SVT news coverage of yard stay ahead of battery conversion (Swedish)

SVT news coverage of yard stay ahead of battery conversion (Swedish)

Nov. 03, 2016

On September 14, the Swedish TV station SVT brought a feature on Tycho Brahe's docking ahead of the upcoming transition to battery operation.

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Transition to battery operation prepared at docking

Transition to battery operation prepared at docking

Nov. 03, 2016

The Tycho Brahe and Aurora ferries must dock in Landskrona from 5 September and 1 October 2016 as part of normal maintenance

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HH Ferries is investing SEK 300 million in the battery project

HH Ferries is investing SEK 300 million in the battery project

Nov. 03, 2016

The HH Ferries Group has decided to convert two ferries, the Tycho Brahe and the Aurora, to battery operation as part of its environmental strategy. By the end of 2017, batteries will be installed for propulsion of the two ferries, which will benefit the environment of the Sound and the surrounding area.

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