World first for Tilburg: two 'Tesla ships' will sail on the Wilhelminakanaal

The design for one of the fully electrically powered ships from Port-Liner. © Omega Architects

The design for one of the fully electrically powered ships from Port-Liner. © Omega Architects

Two fully electric whoppers from container ships will sail the Wilhelminakanaal from this fall. The Tilburg logistics company GVT Group of Wil Versteijnen uses these 'Teslas of inland shipping' on the route between its terminal at business park Vossenberg-West and the port of Rotterdam.