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Climate Change

Mitsui O.S.K. plans introduction of 'hard sails' for ship propulsion

Japanese shipping company aims to cut carbon emissions to net zero

MOL, Japan's second largest shipping company, is developing a "hard sail" system that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Source photos by courtesy of Keigo Yoshida and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines) 

TOKYO -- Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is innovating with wind power to help propel its fleet as part of its decarbonization efforts.

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