One of my Facebook friends shared out a tidbit that was new to me. Giant container ships produce really bad sulphur-based air emissions. That in itself is not surprising, since they burn heavy “bunker” oil for fuel. But the extent of their air emissions is staggering.
Just one mega-container ship gives off as many emissions as 50,000,000 cars. That’s right, one ship equals 50 million cars. The world’s 15 largest ships put out more pollutants (nitrogen and sulphur oxide) than ALL of the world’s cars added up.... [Read More]