Shell sends ships surfing in search of CO2 savings

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Oil giant teams up with Silverstream Technologies to develop friction-reducing bubble system capable of cutting shipping fuel use by up to 10 per cent

Ships could cut their emissions up to 10 per cent by surfing on air bubbles, trials have indicated. A six-month sea trial saw a system fitted on the 40,000 DWT (deadweight tonne) products tanker MT...

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