New Molslinjen proprietor dedicates to proceed greening

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Molslinjen fleet consists of the 1,000 guest, 40 knot Express 4, provided by Austal Australia in 2014. [Image copyright Austal]

EQT Infrastructure, component of Swedish exclusive equity company EQT, has actually gotten to a contract to get Denmark’s biggest guest ferryboat driver, Molslinjen, from a team of investors led by Copenhagen- headquarteredPolaris Private Equity The events have actually concurred not to divulge the cost.

Since coming under Polaris’s possession in 2015, Molslinjen has actually has actually broadened from 2 to 9 ferryboat courses as well as boosted its fleet from 3 to 15 vessels, which lug approximately 8 million guests every year.

A series of eco-friendly financial investments have actually been made that have actually added to a 60% decrease of Molslinjen’s CARBON DIOXIDE exhausts per transferred kilo over the last ten years. In enhancement, significant financial investments have actually been started to place a brand-new electrical ferryboat on the Fan ø path right into procedure in 2021 as well as to appoint the globe’s biggest catamaran ferryboat with twin gas engines on the Bornholm going across in 2022.


EQT Infrastructure states it will certainly sustain Molslinjen’s proceeded sustainability schedule via financial investments in the decarbonization of the ferryboat fleet as well as the velocity of the change to eco-friendly gas resources.

“We have followed Molslinjen closely for years and are tremendously impressed with its transformation into an indispensable element of the Danish transport infrastructure, under the leadership of Carsten Jensen and his management team,” stated Daniel Pérez, Partner at EQTPartners “The next development phase of Molslinjen will be defined by the company’s ambitious sustainability agenda and continued investments in electrification and renewable fuel sources.”

Carsten Jensen, Chief Executive Officer of Molslinjen, stated: “We are excited to team up with EQT Infrastructure, they are a highly strategic partner who will bring both the industry expertise and financial muscles to support Molslinjen’s green development plans. We now look forward to setting sail towards the next chapter in our growth journey together with EQT.”

The deal goes through traditional problems as well as authorizations as well as is anticipated to enclose very early 2021.

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