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The dream of replacing container ships with sailing boats

31 mins | Jul 23, 2022
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Global trade depends almost entirely on huge, dirty, dangerous container ships. Now, a team of French shipbuilders is bringing back wind-powered sea freight, making entrepreneurs and engineers dream big in the search to replace dirty fuel-powered container ships with cleaner wind-powered options. Wendell Steavenson explores the fascinating idea of going back to nautical basics.