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Phoenix

Travel by ship its cleaner and greener

Or is it ?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7052037.stm
Bazzer

Caught a snippet on the news the other day that, I think, a Supermarket chain is looking into using the canal system to do delivers of non-perishables by barge. Hence cutting down on roadmiles.
NZPOME

A great uncle of mine refused to fly anywhere, said it was dangerous.
So the next trip he took he went by boat...but tragically it sank!











A plane hit it! :: :: ::
bodger

Those U Boats were, known to have had a high failure rate NZ, he should have taken the flight in the Fokker
NZPOME

We always reckoned some Fokker was to blame! ::
kaz

Bazzer wrote:
Caught a snippet on the news the other day that, I think, a Supermarket chain is looking into using the canal system to do delivers of non-perishables by barge. Hence cutting down on roadmiles.


It's Tesco - they are transporting wine by canal....

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environ...007/oct/19/carbonemissions.uknews

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