Earth Day on the High Seas

As noted in yesterday's blog post on environmentally conscious wine shipping, container ships can offer a relatively carbon-friendly means of moving goods around the planet.

Today NYK offered a glimpse of how sustainable container shipping could be by 2030.

The Japanese carrier revealed an initial exploratory design of a container ship that would be partially wind-powered, the NYK Super Eco Ship 2030. That happens to be the target launch date, by the way.

A press release containing more detail on the potential ship — its exploratory design is pictured below — can be read here.

And thanks to the Proctor in Admiralty blog for citing The Journal of Commerce.

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