• This cargo-ship concept is powered by gigantic wings and wants to reduce emissions by 90% - check out 'Oceanbird'

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Oceanbird rendering.
    Wallenius Marine
    A group of Swedish researchers and boat builders designed Oceanbird, a new type of cargo ship that's powered by giant wings instead of a traditional engine.
    The ship will cut down on emissions by up to 90% compared to other cargo ships, according to Wallenius Marine, the manufacturer behind the concept.
    The huge fins will be able to swivel to catch the wind, and can retract to go under bridges.
    Oceanbird was conceived as a car carrier that can fit 7,000 vehicles, but Wallenius Marine said the technology can be adapted to other types of vessels, like...
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