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Fri Sep 20, 2013, 01:58 PM

Brilliant innovation:Cargo ship with a hull so huge it acts as a SAIL. Halves fuel.

The makers of the wind-powered hybrid merchant ship say that while engines are still needed, their design could achieve fuel savings of 60 per cent while reducing emissions by 80 per cent.

Special software will monitor the wind conditions and calculate the best route for the ship.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2426577/Vindskip-cargo-vessels-huge-hull-acts-SAIL.html#ixzz2fSOYAo1J
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