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The kite-assisted cargo ships operated by MS Beluga SkySails are about to reach a milestone. For the first time, cargo is being commercially transported on one of these ships, according to a statement put out by the company. A SkySail ship left the German port of Bremen over the weekend on its way to Venezuela with cargo from DHL Global Forwading, the ocean and air freight carrier of the Deutsche Post World Net Group. According to The News Market, with favorable winds, "fuel costs can be lowered

One of the winning entries in the California Clean Tech Open, which offers $500,000 in prize money, is the KiteShip. It was designed by Dave Culp, a mechanical engineer who has obsessed about kites for years. The idea is to build a kite as big as 5,000 square meters to pull tanker ships when the wind is right. A helium body will launch the kit and keep it aloft while the wings fold out and fill up with wind to tow the vessel. Officials from KiteShip say fuel consumption can be cut up to 10 perce

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