The Future of Fuel: Electrification of the Fleet
By Courtney Langille
FFAW Government Relations and Campaigns
In 2021, FFAW-Unifor undertook a Feasibility Study led by Dr. Sue Molloy of Glas Ocean and David Lea of CBCL Limited to examine the greenhouse gas (GHG) impacts of the fishery and the way forward towards an electric powered fishing fleet.
The study also examined the benefits, challenges and potential compromises that may be needed for such a transition.
The inshore fishing fleet of Newfoundland and Labrador is much ...