Shipping surprises

How much pollution would this ship cause? How many cars worth of toxic chemicals and muck would this be? See link below.

Shocking answers here!
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-pollution

Then read this. Amazing stuff on sailing v diesel ships.

http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2009/04/sailing-ships-large-crew-automated-control.html

AND MORE
http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2009/04/cargo-ships-then-and-now.html

Fascinating! Sailing can make comparable times as the low-speeds diesel ships are currently pulling to save $5000 an hour fuel costs, but there are complications with sail that one might not be familiar with.

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