Viking Princess swaps generator for battery

Viking Princess now runs on a combination of a battery pack for energy storage and three LNG-fuelled engines

The Norwegian vessel ‘Viking Princess’ has become the first ever offshore supply vessel in which batteries reduce the number of generators aboard the ship, after technology group Wärtsilä completed the installation of a hybrid energy system.

This is premium content

Already a member? SIGN IN now


Sign up for FREE to continue reading!

Want to read more before deciding on a subscription? It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the shipping sector
  • Full access to our news archive
  • Live and archived webinars, podcasts and videos
  • Articles on innovations and current trends in the shipping industry
  • Our extensive archive of data, research and intelligence

Get more free content sign up today

Ready to subscribe? Choose from one of our subscription packages for unlimited access!