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Kite To Pull Ship Across Atlantic

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The world's first commercial cargo ship partially powered by a giant kite is setting sail from Germany to Venezuela.
The designers of the MS Beluga Skysails say the computer-controlled kite, measuring 160sq m (1,722sq ft), could cut fuel consumption by as much as 20%.
Read the full article on the BBC's news website by clicking here .

Added: 2008-01-22

Category: News

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