Thedelivered on Friday, will burn 25% less fuel due to its technologically advanced engine and optimised water distribution propeller system, it is claimed. The new 20,600 teu flagship of the French carrier was constructed by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) in the Philippines and is the largest ship ever built in the country.
Up to 100 people are feared to have been on Pacific island vessel when it capsized.
There remains a good argument that the world’s oceans – and the ships that roam them – often get overlooked when it comes to advances in transportation technology. How will shipping change in the coming years, and what trends can we look to for guidance on the future of shipping?
Today’s infographic comes to us from Futurism, and it gives examples of ships already in production – or in the concept phase – that aim to make activity on the world’s oceans greener and more autonomous.