Hybrid powered cruise liner completes Northwest Passage crossing first

Hybrid powered cruise liner completes Northwest Passage crossing first

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This, Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise liner MS Roald Amundsen wrote a fresh chapter in exploration history – being the initial battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage.

Captain Kai Albrigtsen (center) and his crew completed the historical Northwest passage crossing with MS Roald Amundsen Tuesday evening

As the MS Roald Amundsen arrived Nome, Alaska, the evening of September 10 in, captain Kai Albrigtsen will make a monumental entry in the ship’s logbook:

The first complete passing of the a lot more than 3.000 nautical miles passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, by hybrid propulsion.


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Author: George Taylor

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