Echandia secures prestigious order from Marine Electricals (India) Limited

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  • 11 January 2024

Echandia, the leading Swedish maritime battery system supplier, proudly announces the acquisition of a significant order from Marine Electricals (India) Limited. The order entails the delivery of six advanced battery systems to be installed in hybrid electric catamaran vessels. These vessels are designated for operation by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), navigating the inland waterways of Varanasi.

The heavy-duty battery systems are scheduled for delivery during the second and third quarters of 2024. The vessels, with a length of 24 meters, will be constructed by Hoogly Cochin Shipyard Limited (HCSL) in Kolkata. Echandia’s track record includes the successful delivery of similar battery systems for 23 modern electric ferries to the South Indian city of Kochi’s public transport network.

Rakshith Sachitanand, Sales Director UK & India at Echandia, emphasized, ”Our systems have already proven their effectiveness in the field in India, and this order further solidifies the quality and trust in our solutions. The inherent safety, unsurpassed lifetime, and outstanding ability to fast charge make our systems the perfect fit for this kind of project.”

The prestigious order from Marine Electricals (India) Limited underscores Echandia’s commitment to advancing sustainable and efficient maritime solutions. The successful deployment of Echandia’s battery systems in India, coupled with the latest order, reinforces the company’s position as a trusted provider in the maritime battery industry.

For further information, please contact:

Johan Winlund, Marketing and Communications Manager at Echandia

Phone: +46 76 117 5541

About Echandia:

Echandia is a leading Swedish provider of safe and durable maritime battery systems, committed to delivering sustainable and reliable solutions for the marine industry. With a proven track record and a focus on innovation, Echandia continues to lead the way in advancing electric propulsion technologies.

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