Plans underway for first-ever electric-powered Mackinac Island ferry
By: WXYZ TV
Plans are in the works to create the first-ever electric-powered passenger ferry to Mackinac Island, according to the state.
The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy said Star Line, which is now known as the Mackinac Island Ferry Company, will replace two 1988 diesel engines with new electric propulsion motors on the Chippewa Ferry.
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