Tag: CO2 Emission

  • Modern cargo ships slow to the speed of the sailing clippers

    Modern cargo ships slow to the speed of the sailing clippers

    The world’s largest cargo ships are travelling at lower speeds today than sailing clippers such as the Cutty Sark did more than 130 years ago. A combination of the recession and growing awareness in the shipping industry about climate change emissions encouraged many ship owners to adopt “slow steaming” to save fuel two years ago. […]