Updating the Sailing Cargo Ship (.PDF Download)

Global transportation networks rely almost exclusively on fossil fuels, and of all those networks, marine shipping is considered the biggest polluter. Much of the pollution generated by freighters and cargo ships is at sea and out of the public eye. Still, the estimated 90,000 vessels traveling the world’s shipping lanes daily burn 7.3 million barrels of heavy bunker oil with 3.5% sulfur content. Over a year, this releases...

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