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China Launched World’s First Fully Electric Cargo Ship

China has become the first country to introduce a fully electric cargo ship which is capable of travelling 80km with 2000-tonnes cargo after a two-hour charge.

China Launched World’s First Fully Electric Cargo Ship

  • It is the first ship in the world to use lithium-ion battery
  • The ship is powered by a 26-tonne lithium battery and it can cruise at the top speed of 12.8 km per hour.
  • The ship is 70.5-metre-long ship and ur weighs about 600 tonnes.
  • It was launched in Guangzhou in South China’s Guangdong Province.
  • The vessel is manufactured by the Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Ltd
  • The ship do not use fossil fuels and has zero emission, including carbon, sulphur and PM2.5
  • It can be used as a passenger liner or a working ship
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