Fuel costs are a top concern for operators, even with currently reduced fuel prices. The lighter weight GFRP Waterbus 2407 is fitted with a smaller, more cost-efficient engine to achieve a desired speed of 21 knots, lowering fuel consumption. This is an important development for customers in northern Europe, where some cities are aiming for zero emissions in the next five years.

Antwerp’s four urban water shuttles should be delivered by next August, moving the city one step closer to meeting its goals as an innovator in multi-mode transportation.

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