Yverdon- les-Bains, Switzerland, based power storage space system expert Leclanch é SA (6: LECN) has actually been picked momentarily battery system job for vessels incomplete for Scotland’s Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL). The agreement will certainly see Leclanch é supply a 1.1 MWh Navius MRS-3TM aquatic shelf system, with incorporated air conditioning system, for each and every of 2 RoPax ferryboats on order at Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard to offer 3 islands in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides islands. The similar 94.8-meter automobile and also traveler ferryboats will certainly offer 3 ports– Lochmaddy, Tarbert and also Uig– in the Outer Hebrides Islands
Leclanch é was granted the agreement by Turkish- based electric integrator, and also Schottel subsidiary, Elkon, which had actually formerly picked Leclanch é to offer battery systems for 2 various other CMAL ferryboats on order atCemre Battery systems for both initial jobs are set up for distribution in 2024 and also 2025 and also systems for the 2nd set of vessels later on in 2025.
The initially 2 hybrid vessels will certainly each determine 94.8 meters in size with an ability for 450 guests and also 100 vehicles (or 14 vehicles). They will certainly offer the ports of Lochmaddy, the management facility of North Uist; Tarbert on the Isle of Harris; and also Uig on the Isle of Skye.
“Leclanché has proven itself to be a trusted and quality-oriented partner and therefore the basis for this renewed collaboration on our latest CMAL projects,” stated Özgür Arslancan, modern technology supervisor at elkon. “These two new CMAL vessels are nearly identical to those of the MV Loch Indaal and MV Isle of Islay – other than raised aft mooring decks to accommodate the higher pier heights at the three ports they will serve. Together with Leclanché, we are helping CMAL to increase capacity, and resilience, on its routes.”
“We are pleased to have been selected, again, by Elkon as its battery system provider for these two new hybrid RoPax ferries,” stated Phil Broad, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Leclanch é e-Mobility “There is no greater compliment from a business partner than to be specified repeatedly for additional projects. The Navius MRS-3 continues to prove itself throughout the maritime industry as the battery storage system of choice when it comes to reliability, safety, liquid-cooling architecture, low maintenance and reduced footprint.”