China Procurement News Notice - 66863

Procurement News Notice

PNN 66863
Work Detail China has launched what it claims to be the largest electric container ship with a 50,000kWh+ battery capacity. Shanghai-headquartered China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) launched the 120 metres long, 24 metres wide and 10,000 ton Shipping Green Water 01 recently. The transportation and shipping company has offices in several countries, including in South Africa. Last March, the company said: "The 700 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) electric container ship is the worlds first large all-battery container ship for long-distance transport." A second electric container ship by the company has also been in the works since May 2023. Smart mobility on the water COSCO says the vessel carries an intelligent ship system consisting of integration platform, navigation, cabin and energy efficiency. "It is the worlds first electric container ship in terms of overall length, width, number of boxes, dwt (deadweight ton) and battery capacity. The ship adopts battery-powered propulsion for the whole voyage."
Country China , Eastern Asia
Industry Energy & Power
Entry Date 13 May 2024

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