BBC News recently ran a news segment on YARA Birkeland. In the report from BBC we are taken onboard the ship and the technology are explained.
The vessel YARA Birkeland is on route to becoming a fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions.
KONGSBERG is responsible for development and delivery of all key enabling technologies including the sensors and integration required for remote and autonomous ship operations, in addition to the electric drive, battery and propulsion control systems. The vessel YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions.