Norway is building some of the world’s first battery-powered ferries. Will they lead the way in cutting maritime pollution?

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First ferry boat powered by batteries was built in Norway in 2014. Norway wants to electrify two-thirds of all its boats by 2030.

The MF Ampere, a zero-emissions ferry, sails along the Sognefjord near Bergen, Norway on Feb. 21, 2018. Not far from Norway’s North Sea oil rigs, shipbuilders are assembling some of the first ferry boats ever to be powered entirely by batteries. For years, the yard, nestled against the deep-blue […]

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