The cruise ship industry is at an all-time high with millions of passengers booking trips every year, but is it a sustainable way to travel? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, cruise ships can carry about 3,000 people per trip. Unsurprisingly, with more than 230 cruise ships operating around the world, the industry has started to leave behind a significant amount of waste in its wake.
One of the most striking aspects of the ship’s design is the ten retractable wind generators and ten retractable photovoltaic sails perched on top of the giant vessel. The sails will produce up to ten percent of the propulsion power. Meanwhile, the wind turbines will be able to power about 30 percent of the ship’s energy while in port.
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