Why “big boats” might be partially responsible for inflation

May 24, 2022
Supply chain journalist Rachel Premack says megaships deserve some of the blame for shipping logjams and increased costs.
“I hate big boats, and so should you,” wrote FreightWaves editorial director Rachel Premack. The Ever Given container ship, above, sails along Egypt's Suez Canal.
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A Georgia county is still tallying up the damage from a cargo ship that capsized in 2019

May 2, 2022
Birds along the coastline were covered in oil, but environmentalists say there may be additional damage to marine life that's harder to see.
Beachgoers watch as emergency responders work to rescue crew members from the capsized Golden Ray in 2019.
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Sails made global shipping possible. Can they make it greener?

Dec 12, 2018
Solar panel-covered sails may be the answer.
If the shipping industry were a country, its emissions would rank sixth in the world.
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