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New £40 million eco-yacht collects five tonnes of plastic from the ocean every day

by Harry Pettit 9 Oct 2018 07:54 UTC
Designs for a £40 million ($52 million) new eco-yacht that will collect plastic from the ocean and recycle it as it sails have been unveiled in Southampton. © RichardSmithDesigns / Solent News

Designs for a £40 million ($52 million) new eco-yacht that will collect plastic from the ocean and recycle it as it sails have been unveiled in Southampton.

The 'Ocean Saviour' is designed to scoop up a staggering five tonnes of plastic pollution each day and will become the first vessel ever to power itself by recycling ocean waste into fuel.

Plastic will be chopped finely, milled and processed through onboard machinery which will destroy it completely with minimal atmospheric pollution.

Introducing Ocean SaviourPosted by TheYachtMarket on Friday, 14 September 2018

To read more please go to the original article.

Find out more at www.theyachtmarket.com/OceanSaviour

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