SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Runs on Biodiesel

GOOD THING—IT’LL RUN LONGER AND CLEANER!

Sea Technology magazine

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

On February 21, the 200-ft. sailing school vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry took on 6,000 gallons of B20 fuel, comprising 20 percent biodiesel, at Newport Shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. The ship will sail from New England to Florida, then on to Cuba in March.

Completed in 2017, the vessel is the first ocean-going, full-rigged ship built in the U.S. in more than 100 years. It has the profile of an early 19th century vessel, but is a modern, state-of-the-art floating classroom hosting practical sail training and leadership development activities.

Caption: SSV Oliver Hazard Perry at Newport Shipyard before fueling with B20 provided by Newport Biodiesel. (Photo Credit: OHPRI)

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