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Re: BEV cargo ships discussion

Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:02 am

It appears that a Dutch company called Port-Liner is joining the electric cargo ship market:
InsideEVs wrote:Specs for the smaller ships:

52 metres long and 6.7m wide
can carry 24 20-foot containers weighing up to 425 tonnes
single 20-foot battery for 15 hours of operation

Spec for the larger ships:

110m long
can carry 270 containers
four batteries for 35 hours of operation

According to the articles, the electric version has 8% more cargo space than its diesel counterpart.

This is a market for BEVs that I was really surprised to see, but it is gaining "steam".
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