Gallery: Energy-Efficient Hybrid Tugboats Cut Shipping Emissions

 

When it comes to green transportation, everyone has heard of hybrid cars and energy-efficient vehicles. Even airplanes use biofuel these days, but one form of transport that has yet to be made greener is shipping. Namely, diesel-powered tugboats. Used to tow liners and tankers out of the world’s ports, conventional tugboats are a major source of pollution — however, an American company is aiming to change that with the launch of an energy-efficient hybrid tugboat!

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