14 Nov '11, 11am

Despite a Helicopter Pad, Greenpeace's New $23 Million Rainbow Warrior Ship is Greener Than Predecessors

Despite a Helicopter Pad, Greenpeace's New $23 Million Rainbow Warrior Ship is Greener Than Predecessors

Ship ahoy! It's the launch of the third Rainbow Warrior and this one is greener than ever. It's not quite ocean-ready yet, so it was moored in London for a short time where it could be seen. The ship is state-of-the-art, as it should be for the £14M (US$23M) that it is costing. The mast is 55 meters high and will carry much more sail power than usual for a boat of this size so that it can sail more and motor less. It will include systems to recycle the engine's heat and waste "grey" water, and a hull designed to minimise friction in the water, making it extra sustainable. The hard coating on its hull is 100% free of biocides, the wood in the cabins is FSC-approved and there are onboard recycling systems and biological sewage treatment. The mast design makes room for the radio masts, antennas, and domes that provide internet and satellite communications so that Greenpeacers...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/greenp...

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