Samskip Leads on Emissions-Free Autonomous Container Ship Project
December 26, 2018 —The Maritime Executive
Europe’s largest multimodal operator, Samskip, has been named lead partner in “Seashuttle,” a project seeking to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market that also operate at a profit. The announcement coincides with the award of €6 million of Norwegian government money to Project SeaShuttle to take forward development of two all-electric ships slated to connect Poland, Swedish west coast ports and the Oslo fjord. The vessels will draw on state-of-the-art hydrogen fuel cells for their propulsion power.