A hull of a good idea
A Norwegian entrepreneur is planning to build a cargo ship which would produce 80% fewer emissions than a standard vessel.
To do this, speed-sailing businessman Terje Lade intends to design a ship with a giant hull which effectively works as a huge sail.
The "Vindskip" - which is Norwegian for Wind Ship - will channel air over the hull and propel the ship forward in much the same way as a sail boat.
Lade estimates that his eco ship would create fuel savings of an estimated 60% compared to current cargo ships.
Read the full story on Treehugger here