All-Electric Battery-Powered Tanker Launched in Japan

Photo: Asahi Tanker
Photo: Asahi Tanker

First Ever All-Electric Battery-Powered Tanker to be Deployed

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Asahi, a 62-meter long vessel built for Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd is listed as the world’s first all-electric, battery-powered tanker has recently been launched from Koa Sangyo Co, Ltd. in Japan for service use in Tokyo Bay to commence in March 2022.

Designed by e5 Lab Inc., the vessel is 499-gross- tonnes and has a tank capacity of 1,280 cubic meters. 

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