The 700 dwt ship will run mostly using electric power although there will also be an auxiliary engine that runs on the renewable fuel HVO.
The Gothenburg Port Authority procured the service from Northern Energy & Supply. The conversion is expected to save 680 tonnes of carbon dioxide.
When the invitation to tender for sludge collection was issued, the Port of Gothenburg climate objectives were used as a starting point in the evaluation model. Carbon emission mitigation was one of the quality criteria applied when assessing potential service providers. Following collation and evaluation, the Northern Energy & Supply fossil-free solution proved to be the best option.