Design: LMG 80-DEH2 Type: Ferry
Name: Hydra Owner: Norled
Year built: 2021 Yard / no: Westcon / 38
Length over all: 82.4 m Beam: 17.0 m
Depth: 4.1 m Speed: 10 knots
Scope of work: Initial & basic design


Hydra is a double ended ferry for Norled to be delivered by Westcon as yard no. 38 in 2021. The ferry will the the world's first hydrogen powered vessel and is intended for operation at the Hjelmeland-Nesvik-Ombo connection.


  • Powered by liquid hydrogen (LH2)
  • Additional battery package
  • Fast charging solution
  • Energy efficient solutions
  • Passenger lounge in full width, below the car deck
  • Efficient loading and unloading


  • Car capacity: 80 units
  • Trailer capacity: 10 units
  • Passenger capacity: 290 pax


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