The shipping forecast

Although cargo vessels are currently spared emissions restrictions, the industry is planning ahead. Kurt Kleiner looks at the ideas being floated to improve energy efficiency on the high seas.

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  • 24 September 2007

    In the graph labeled 'Energy usage for cargo transport', the y-axis should read 'Energy consumption in teragrams' not 'Energy consumption per teragram'.


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Kleiner, K. The shipping forecast. Nature 449, 272–273 (2007).

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