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The Japanese Are Developing An Awesome 3.5 MWh Battery-Powered Ocean Freighter

There are over 7,000 domestic shipping vessels in Japan, constantly churning a hydrocarbons and particulates into the atmosphere. These boats are vital to the Japanese economy, obviously, as the country is built entirely on a chain of islands. And make no mistake, Japan is running headlong at electrification to keep…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Carnival Is Back To Cruising On August 1

Carnival on Monday laid out a plan to get its boats back out to sea packed to the gills with Americans who apparently have learned nothing from the last three months’ events. The CDC has recommended that nobody go on a cruise right now, for obvious coronavirus-related reasons, and that recommendation was extended for…Read more… […]

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Here’s Why Cruise Ship Companies Aren’t Included In The $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

The cruise ship industry, where outbreaks of covid-19 in Japan and California started, are (justifiably) hurting right now. Nobody is traveling, people are social distancing and that’s resulted in canceled trips and empty ships. But they’re not getting a cent of the economic stimulus package because their grand scheme…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hydrogen Is A Bad Car Fuel, But It’s The Perfect Boat Fuel

There are issues inherent with hydrogen as a fuel for cars. It is incredibly expensive and energy intensive to create, it is difficult to pressurize and transport, and the infrastructure for hydrogen as fuel is far less developed than battery electric charging. A few automotive manufacturers, chiefly Honda and Toyota,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Container Ship Plowed Into An Embankment In Istanbul

At around mid-day on Friday, international shipping between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea ground to a halt when Liberian-flagged container ship Songa Iridium collided with the embankment on the European side of the Bosphorous Strait in the center of Istanbul.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Kawasaki Launches The World’s First Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier Ship

Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan has launched the world’s first-ever liquefied hydrogen carrier ship at Kobe Works yard. Officially named the Suiso Frontier, the goal of the ship is to transport hydrogen in large quantities via the sea. It’s the first vessel of its kind.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Watch Divers Explore An Underwater Playground Of Cars And Boats

If you’re looking to see what happens to cars left to decay underwater, a good place to start is this flooded rock quarry in Pelham, Alabama. But if you’re not a diver yourself, you can watch The River Steward’s video where he explores the sunken playground 70 feet below the surface.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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