Maersk to trial first containerised battery system on boxship

The Maersk Cape Town is one of a series of fuel-efficient geared container ships built to serve East Asia-West Africa routes.

Maersk is to trial a containerised 600 kWh marine battery system on board Maersk Cape Town in December 2019. The vessel utilises a waste heat recovery system, which will be used to recharge the battery system. The system will allow the vessel to optimise the operation of its three auxiliary ...

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