Maersk to test marine battery system onboard containership

Maersk has announced plans to test a containerised 600kWh marine battery system onboard the containership Maersk Cape Town to improve its power production.

As part of the trial, the system will be installed on the ship next month. It will test how it can improve the performance and reliability of the vessel while reducing CO₂ emissions.

Maersk COO Søren Toft said: “This trial will provide a greater understanding of energy storage that will support Maersk in moving towards…

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