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Wind Power for Shipping: Not Just Hot Air
Shipping is entering a brave new era with ever accelerating advances in big data, artificial intelligence, smart ships, robotics and automation. However, one of the newest and most exciting advances in cargo shipping is actually not an "advance" at all - but the adaptation of existing ideas that actually been around for a very long time. Vessel propulsion mechanisms that innovators in shipping and maritime are testing right now are often updated versions of tech that already exists, such as that “rotor ship” described in that 1930 Popular Science article.