Ecoship Cruise Liner Design Completed
Ecoship, a revolutionary new cruise liner that uses renewable energy has been designed by naval design and architecture firm Oliver Design in Spain. This ocean liner with a GRT of 60,000 metric tonnes is capable of housing 2,000 passengers. It will be 250 meters long with a draft of 8 meters. It will have a maximum speed of 21 knots and a cruising speed of 17 knots. The Ecoship cruiser includes 10 large retractable elements made up of solar panels, which can operate as large sails in suitable wind conditions. The sails can be used for propulsion and also to generate power. The Ecoship is designed to include a total of 6,000 square meters of solar panels.