Nissan unveils its eco energetics ship destined to Japanese shipping routes
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.. has recently unveiled the Nichio Maru, a ship that coastal eco energetics provide transportation of finished vehicles to assemble and spare parts on a major shipping routes in Japan.
The Nichio Maru, recently built by Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd.. is equipped for the first time in Japan on a coastal vessel, photovoltaic panels and propelled by a diesel engine has electronic regulation. It also uses a led light in the hold of the boat and neighborhoods. The hull is as it was coated with a trendy paint low coefficient of friction, besides other solutions eco ENERGY implementations board.
Compared to existing vessels of the same type, Nichio Maru can save nearly 1,400 tons of fuel per year, corresponding to an annual reduction of 4,200 tons of CO2 emissions.
Nitto Kaiun Corporation, a major partner of Nissan marine carriers, operate the Nichio Maru on the main route between the regions of Kant? (Oppama), Kinki (Kobe) and Kyushu (Kanda). The company usually operates four weekly services on this route, but will increase to six with the addition of the new vessel. The growth of these routes should contribute to the delivery of Nissan vehicles to their destinations.
The search for an exceptionally low carbon footprint of business is one of the fundamental pillars of the Nissan Green Program 2016 (NGP2016), the environmental action plan in the medium term the company. As part of this plan, Nissan is committed to the development of zero emission vehicles and ecological, as well as efforts reduction of CO2 emissions in the production of vehicles for its logistics activities, as well as its offices and Information. The new eco ship and energetics contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions from logistics Nissan.