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Kochi Water Metro Sets Sail for a Greener Future with Hydrogen-Powered Vessels

28 Mar 2024

Kochi Water Metro, a champion for sustainable transportation, is setting its sights on the future with plans to introduce hydrogen-powered vessels to its fleet!

Why Hydrogen?

  • Sustainable Champion: Kochi Water Metro prioritizes eco-friendly solutions, and hydrogen fuel cells offer a clean alternative to traditional fuels.

  • Future-Proofing Technology: By exploring hydrogen technology, they're ensuring their services remain sustainable in the long run.

  • Cost-Effectiveness on the Horizon: While green hydrogen might be expensive now, the future looks bright for affordability.

From Electric to Hydrogen:

  • Embracing Innovation: The current electric boats are a great start, but Kochi Water Metro is committed to staying ahead of the curve by exploring hydrogen fuel cells.

  • Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) Collaboration: They're partnering with CSL to develop and test hydrogen-powered vessels.

Setting Sail on the Green Route:

  • High Court-Fort Kochi Next: After successfully launching services on several routes, the focus now shifts to connecting the High Court and Fort Kochi.

  • Tourist Delight: This scenic route is expected to be a major draw for tourists, especially during school breaks.

  • More Boats on the Way: CSL is building additional vessels to accommodate the growing demand for water metro services.

Kochi Water Metro's commitment to sustainability is commendable. By embracing hydrogen power, they're paving the way for a cleaner and greener future for water transportation!

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