Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery

DUTCH shipping company Maersk have partnered with offshore wind giant Orsted to test an innovative electric charging buoy which could help power shipping operations and charge battery or hybrid-electrical vessels.

Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery Orsted and Maersk team up to test floating battery

Hopes tech will reduce maritime emissions

Maersk Supply Service has developed a prototype, while Orsted will integrate with the electrical grid at one of Orsted's offshore wind farms where testing will begin early next year.