Gallery: World’s First Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Coming to NYC

 

Photo courtesy of Statue Cruises

If you’re heading to New York City next year, or if you live here and haven’t been out to the Statue of Liberty, you’re in for a green surprise. A new ferry is set to hit the waves of New York Harbor next spring and it runs on hydrogen fuel cells (with a little help from a low-emission diesel engine, solar panels and wind turbines). The 1,400-horsepower Hornblower Hybrid will be capable of shuttling 600 passengers and will incorporate recycled glass counter tops, LEED certified carpeting and low VOC paints throughout. It looks like this ferry puts its green cred where we can see it.

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