East by West electric ferry close to completion

Although Covid-19 delayed construction, the structure of the East by West Wellington electric ferry is almost complete, with the deck now attached to the hull.

It’s exciting to have played our part in this major project as a partner of SSC Marine Ltd.

The entire ferry is built with carbon fibre, making it extremely strong and light. The deck weighs just 1335kg, which is less than most four-wheel-drive cars.

The boat is designed to carry passengers across Wellington Harbour with zero emissions.

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