27 May '18, 10am

#Kalmar and #Yara developing 1st digitalized, electric cargo solution for autonomous electric container ship

#Kalmar and #Yara developing 1st digitalized, electric cargo solution for autonomous electric container ship

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalized container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway. This means that all the necessary operations related to the world's first autonomous and electric container vessel Yara Birkeland (earlier post ) will be conducted in a fully autonomous and cost efficient manner, with zero emissions. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 second quarter order intake and delivery is scheduled to be completed during the second quarter of 2020. With this agreement, Yara Birkeland is not just the world’s first electric and autonomous container vessel; it is the world’s first fully digitalized and electric supply chain, with all operations, including loading, unloading and sailing conducted in a fully a...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/05/20180527-kalmar.html

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