A design concept for a 100 percent fossil-fuel free cargo ship of the future has drawn inspiration from maritime history.
The Wind Challenger project envisions outfitting motorized cargo ships with sails, which the developers say could trim fuel consumption by 30 percent.
Nissan’s new solar-assist ride is 1.5 football fields long, weighs 11,400 tons and can haul 1,380 brand new Leafs at 21 knots, or about 24 mph.
The Navy announces the beginning of testing of a biofuel blend in its yard patrol training craft at the Naval Support Activity facility in Annapolis, Md.
An innovative concept to use solar panels as both sails and photovoltaic energy producers on ships is moving forward to the ‘detailed design’ phase.
The University of Victoria is working on retrofitting a former coast guard vessel into a plug in hybrid green ship, which will be used for research.
Eco Marine Power believes large container ships and the like can make use of rigid solar/wind power devices to help them in daily functions.
A new wind-harnessing propulsion system Cargill will test, In theory, could end up reducing container ship fuel consumption by an impressive 35%.
The Physalia is a intriguing concept design for a ship that would make use of a green, planted roof to provide biological water filtration for Europe’s rivers.