The ferry measures 33,50 m by 9,00 m and is provided with a hybrid drivetrain that can be powered by either generators or by means of a battery system. The ‘Wik’ is equipped with two electric propulsion motors with 255 kW each and a battery capacity of 273 kWh. The batteries will be charged overnight at a charging station.
The vessel was put into operation in Kieler Fjord.
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