Japanese carrier orders two zero-emission electric-powered tankers

Asahi Tankers orders two electric-powered tankers, which, according to the shipping line, do not emit greenhouse gases. The ships are set to be built in Japan and will be used as bunker vessels in Tokyo.

According to Asahi Tankers, the two vessels do not emit any greenhouse gases. | Photo: PR / Asahi Tankers

Japanese tanker shipping company Asahi Tankers has placed an order for two zero-emission electric-powered vessels.

The vessels in question are electric tanker ships powered solely by lithium ion batteries. For that very reason, the vessels do not emit any greenhouse gases, the company writes in a press release.

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