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18 October 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 22:53 GMT+2

June 13, 2019

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Under construction the first of a fleet of ferries constituents that will be used to San Francisco

It will be able to accommodate 84 passengers

The American SW/TCH, platform of investments specifically instituted with the objective to construct the first formed North American fleet from naval units to emissions zero, has announced an investment for the construction of a ferry electrical worker, of which she will have the property, that she is under realization near the ship yard Bay Ship & Yacht di Alameda, in California.

The project "Go Round Toilets", it is got ahead in collaboration with Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM), that it develops fed systems of naval propulsion to fuel cells to hydrogen, with BAE Systems and the Hydrogenics, and is supported by the private financing of the SW/TCH and by a public million financing three dollars of California Air Resources Board (CARB).

The ferry, that it will have an ability to 84 passengers and will have a propulsion fed electrical worker to fuel cells to hydrogen or with batteries, will be used to San Francisco and will be first of the SW/TCH fleet. "San Francisco - it has explained Ralli Peace, cofondatore of SW/TCH - is one of the many harbour cities in increase in the United States that is being engaged in order to tackle to intensifying itself of the pendular traffic, although it has a potential one made unusable constituted from a better use of its water course. The pendular ones are looking for more flexible and pleasant solutions of transport that avoid the traffic around the Bay Area and are honored to work more with GGZEM and the State of California to the development of one of the cleaned pendular solutions for the possible ones, are for public use that as a service dedicated that the companies can offer to employee theirs".

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