The Aurora Class

The Aurora Class will be the largest and most environmentally friendly car carrier in the industry and the first in the PCTC segment to receive DNV’s ammonia and methanol-ready notations.

Aurora Class

Höegh Autoliners is further accelerating its decarbonization efforts by building the most environmentally friendly car carrier ever built. The launch of the design of the Aurora class vessels and the signing of contracts for the delivery of the first eight Auroras by the second half of 2026, two every six months starting from H2 of 2024, is another decisive step on Höegh Autoliner's path to zero. The Auroras will be the first in the PCTC segment to receive DNV’s ammonia and methanol-ready notations with the main engine provided by MAN and bridge system supplied by Kongsberg Maritime.

Portrait of the Aurora class: Designing the future of the maritime industry

The future is looking both green and bright for Höegh Autoliners with the launch of the new Aurora class vessels design – and the signing of firm contracts for the delivery of the first eight Aurora vessels already by first half of 2026.
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Leif O. Høegh: “Sustainability is our strategy”

For Höegh Autoliners the vision and goal of a zero emissions future is not about compliance, but about sustainable leadership, says Chair of Höegh Autoliners, Leif O. Høegh.
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Höegh Autoliners is sailing for sustainability

With our almost 100 years of maritime experience, Höegh Autoliners’ roots are Norwegian, but our perspective is global. And green. Sustainability is very much at the core of our operations.
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News and Articles

11 May 2023

Höegh Autoliners accelerates green commitment: Forms groundbreaking ammonia partnership with Norwegian supplier

With the aim of realizing the use of carbon-free maritime fuels in deep-sea shipping, Höegh Autoliners has entered into a partnership with Norwegian North Ammonia for the supply and usage of green ammonia. “We are leading the way towards a greener future for the maritime industry, once again reinforcing our commitment as a sustainability frontrunner and first mover”, Höegh Autoliners CEO Andreas Enger commented.

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25 April 2023

Höegh Autoliners appoints Gyrid Skalleberg Ingerø as new Board Member

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28 March 2023

Höegh Autoliners joins Maritime Cleantech to accelerate the move to zero

The ambitious shipowner wants their new Ro-Ro vessels to become emission-free as soon as possible. The first of eight newbuilds will hit the waters next year.

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