Yara's plans of an autonomous container ship enters a new phase

Fertilizer producer Yara now takes delivery of a highly publicized container vessel, which the company has previously deemed the world's first autonomous and emission-free vessel. The ship will, however, not join the company's operations just yet.

Vessel Yara Birkeland seen in April 2020. Fertilizer producer Yara has now taken delivery of the vessel. Photo: Yara

A highly publicized container vessel, which is reportedly both autonomous and emission-free, is now being delivered to its owner.

The vessel in question is the 120 teu container vessel Yara Birkeland, built by Norwegian shipyard Vard Brattvåg, set for delivery to fertilizer producer Yara "in the end of November," the company says in a press release.

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