China launched the first ship in the world running on electricity

Китай спустил на воду первое в мире судно, работающее на электроэнергии

The vessel will transport cargo to the pearl river

Ship on a full charge can swim 80 miles.

This week in Guangzhou, China was launched the first ship in the world running on electricity, reports people’s daily.

Displacement of the ship is 2 thousand tons. Its total length is 70.5 meters and a width of 13.9 meters, draught of 3.3 meters. The crew consists of six people.

The power plant includes two electric motors with a lithium battery. When fully charged, the ship can sail 80 miles. For a full charge requires two hours.

Therefore, during charging in the port, you can simultaneously exercise handling, as the process also takes about two hours.

The vessel will transport cargo to the pearl river.

It is reported that China will apply the technology of ships operating on clean energy, and technical for passenger water transport.

As reported Корреспондент.netVolkswagen will invest 10 billion euros in the production of electric vehicles in China. Till 2025 the company plans to launch 40 new models.

According to the materials:

Interfax-Ukraine
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