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In order to save money, some shipping companies have adopted “super-slow steaming”. This means travelling slower than top speed in order to save money on fuel. The result is that it takes longer for these ships to carry a load of cargo from China to the US than it did in 1850.

Things don’t always get better.


Written by geek

15/08/2010 at 7:59 pm

Posted in economy, interesting

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