Conversion to hybrid for Edmonds ferry could begin in 2025

Vigor to begin work on the Wenatchee next month


Last updated 8/29/2023 at 5:53pm

Brian Soergel

The Puyallup ferry, which typically serves the Edmonds-Kingston route, is scheduled to be converted to hybrid diesel-electric propulsion in 2025, reentering the route in 2026. The goal is full electrification by 2033.

Washington State Ferries is celebrating a major milestone on its journey to zero emissions by 2050, awarding its first shipyard contract to Vigor for the conversion of up to three Jumbo Mark II-class ferries to hybrid-electric power.

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