On February 16, 2022, the construction of the 120TEU pure battery container ship built by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard for Jiangsu Ocean Shipping Co., Ltd. started smoothly.
Leaders from Jiangsu Provincial Department of Transportation, Jiangsu Provincial Port Group Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Ocean Shipping Co., Ltd. attended the groundbreaking ceremony.
It is understood that the 120TEU pure battery-powered container ship is a new type of green environmental protection pure electric technology demonstration project, and it is also a key scientific and technological innovation project of Jiangsu Port Group. The ship adopts pure electric propulsion, carries containers, and sails between Suzhou Yanglintang, Park Port and Fangzheng High-tech Port. The ship was developed by Wuhan Changjiang Ship Design Institute Co., Ltd., and was constructed and operated by Jiangsu Ocean Shipping Co., Ltd as a pilot project. It will be popularized and applied in southern Jiangsu and northern Jiangsu later.