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Construction of the first sea shuttle for Samskip begins

Construction of Samskip’s first zero-emission shortsea vessel, the “Samskip SeaShuttle”, has begun at the Cochin Shipyard in India.

At Cochin Shipyard in India, representatives from both companies, the government and partners attended the official steel cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of Samskip’s SeaShuttle. [ds_preview]

The first of two ships on order will reportedly be the world’s first zero-emission shortsea shipping vessel powered by “green” hydrogen. In emission-free operation, the two SeaShuttles are expected to save around 25,000 tons of CO2 per year. They will also operate emission-free in ports by using green shore power at the port of call.

Samskip wants to sail from the Oslo Fjord to Rotterdam

The SeaShuttle-class vessel will be able to transport around 820 containers when delivered in the second half of 2025 and will be used by Samskip on the route between Rotterdam and the Oslo Fjord. The ship can be operated entirely without CO2 emissions by using green hydrogen.

The project received its funding from the ESMI Fund (Eurazeo Sustainable Maritime Infrastructure Fund).

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