15 biggest ships create more pollution than all the cars in the world

Expansion and pollution

This is an old post but nothing has altered and with Tilbury Port’s expansion plans we can rely on pollution getting worse, article.

maersk container ship

Pollution and Heavy fuels

The interesting piece in this article is not that these are massively inefficient. Moreover, the real issue lies with the heavy fuel oil the ships run on and the almost complete lack of regulations applied to the giant exhaust stacks of these container ships.