Lithium-ion Batteries on Marine Vessels

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Lithium-ion batteries are viewed as more environmentally friendly than regular wet cell batteries. However, despite the environmental advantages, Lithium-ion batteries are still capable of increased fire risk, with media documented problems such as cell phones self-igniting, power banks being banned from the holds of planes, and a ban on electric scooters on the London Underground.

Click the link below to the document by Zurich (Navigators & General) to find out more about Lithium-ion batteries and their advantages and disadvantages.




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