World’s First Autonomous Electric Container Ship Sets Sail

The world’s first fully electric and self-steering container ship, owned by fertilizer maker Yara, is preparing to navigate Norway’s southern coast and play its part in the country’s plans to clean up its industry. The Yara Birkeland, an 80-meter-long feeder vessel, is set to replace truck haulage between Yara’s plant in Porsgrunn in southern Norway… This content is for Annual and Limited members only.

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