Sepp Hasslberger: 15 Ships, Not Millions of Cars, Are Biggest Source of Pollution

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Sepp Hasslberger
Sepp Hasslberger

It seems that this would be one of the first things to change, if we were serious about cutting pollution…

World’s 15 Biggest Ships Create More Pollution Than All The Cars In The World

The problem isn’t necessarily with the ships’ 109,000-horsepower engines that endlessly spin away 24 hours a day, 280 days a year. In fact, these powerplants are some of the most fuel efficient units in the world. The real issue lies with the heavy fuel oil the ships run on and the almost complete lack of regulations applied to the giant exhaust stacks of these container ships.