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Until the nineteenth century, when steam-driven propulsion replaced wind power, the worldwide maritime sector was zero-emission. The steam era was short-lived. As a result of the introduction of marine fuel oil in the 1930s, which pushed steam almost entirely out of the picture by the end of the twentieth century,Continue Reading

Last week, a massive cargo ship carrying expensive automobiles, including multiple Porsches, caught fire, forcing the 22-member crew to flee to the Atlantic ocean. And, as it turns out, a “significant percentage” of the vehicles are electric, complicating firefighting operations significantly. Though it is unknown if their lithium-ion batteries wereContinue Reading