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Old 17-02-2010, 08:02   #1
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Commercial Shipping Going Slow

Interesting article in NYT about shipping slowing down to save fuel , link below

Slow Trip Across Sea Aids Profit and Environment -

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Here is the other alternative................._/)

New sailing vessel-Kite

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Whats not mentioned is that container ship engines burn much cleaner than they used to.

As a percentage of propulsive force, the kite is miniscule. It might get the company some green public relations points though.

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