Electric propulsion for Wasaline's new ice-class ferry

An Azipod® propulsion unit destined for Wasaline’s new ferry (credit: ABB)

Wasaline”s new ferry, Aurora Botnia, was floated out at Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard on 11 September. The vessel will operate on the world’s northernmost all-year passenger route between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden when it enters service in 2021.

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