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Slower means cleaner, says report

[ March 1, 2012   //   ]

Cutting ship speeds could reduce maritime emissions by around 15%, according to a new report by consultants CE Delft. The report, ‘Regulated slow steaming in maritime transport’ says that if global average maritime speeds were reduced by 10%, carbon dioxide savings would rise to 19%, even taking into account the cost of building and operating new ships to make up for lost capacity.

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